The Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has advised seafarers that the Barbados Coast Guard will be conducting a live firing exercise at sea on Thursday, November 12, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
The area designated for the exercise will be five to eight nautical miles west of the Arawak Cement Plant, Checker Hall, St. Lucy. All firing will be done at surface level and no rounds will be projected into the air.
HMBS LEONARD C BANFIELD and smaller craft from the Small Boat Flotilla will participate in this exercise. A radar watch of the area will be maintained to ensure that no intrusion occurs.??????????
The BDF has apologised for any inconvenience that might be caused to seafarers.