February 8, 2013 --
Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday.
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 http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/About/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx.