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 http://www.pendleton.marines.mil/About/BaseInformation/NoiseAdvisory.aspx.