Live Firing Exercise At Sea On April 11

Sharon Austin Ministry News


Seafarers are advised that a live firing exercise will be conducted at sea on Thursday, April 11, between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The area designated for the exercise will be five to 10 nautical miles west of the Arawak Cement Plant.

All firing will be done at surface level and no rounds will be projected into the air. A radar watch of the area will be maintained to ensure no intrusion occurs. HMBS Rudyard Lewis will participate in the exercise.

This exercise is part of the training for the commando course, which is currently being conducted by the Barbados Defence Force and the British Royal Marines.

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