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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Press Release #13-024 Noise levels may increase aboard Camp Pendleton
July 26, 2013
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. -- -- Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises in the Whiskey impact area from 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday through 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.

Camp Pendleton units will also be conducting live-fire artillery training in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas from 6 a.m. to midnight, Wednesday through Friday.

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 the Operations and Training Division 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

Phone: (760) 725-5044