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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Press Release #12-054 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton
December 05, 2012

Camp Pendleton units will be conducting a battalion-size live fire artillery exercise in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas, Thursday through Wednesday.

The first iteration of the exercise will be conducted from 6 a.m. to midnight, Thursday through Saturday.  Additional training will resume with the firing of High Mobility Artillery Rockets (HIMARS) from 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through Wednesday.   

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

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