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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Press Release #12-009 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton
February 17, 2012
CAMP PENDLETON -- Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises in the Zulu impact area 6 a.m. to midnight Saturday and Sunday.

Mine Clearing Line Charges are 1,750 pounds of linked C-4 (Composition C) explosives used to create a breach in minefields under combat conditions.

Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.

Those requesting additional information can direct their calls to Operations and Training at (760) 725-0357.

For future inquiries regarding increased noise levels, please refer to the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Web site at



Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office
Box 555019
Marine Corps Base
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

For more information:
Phone: (760) 725-5044