CAMP PENDLETON – Camp Pendleton units will be conducting Mine Clearing Line Charge exercises in the Whiskey impact area from 6 a.m. to midnight, Monday, July 29, through Wednesday, July 31.
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, July 31, through Friday, Aug. 2.
Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.
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.