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Fort Benning heavy weapons firing to begin this week

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Fort Benning heavy weapon firing will begin on Feb. 11 until Feb. 17, starting at 9 a.m. until midnight.

There will be multiple ranges firing a 120MM Abrams tank, therefore community members may notice more sounds during this time frame. 

See dates, times, and ranges below:

Date Weapons Name Range (s)
02/11/17 81MM 9 a.m.- midnight Firing Points 210, 212, 505, 602, 603
02/12/17 81MM 9 a.m.- midnight firing Points 210, 212, 505, 602, 603
02/13/17 .50 CAL, 25MM, 120MM 9 a.m.- midnight Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex & Carmouche
2/13/17 81MM 9 a.m.- midnight Firing Points 210, 212, 505,602, 603
2/14/17 .50 CAL, 25MM, 120MM 9 a.m.- midnight Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex & Carmouche
2/14/17 81MM 9 a.m.- midnight Firing Points 210, 212, 505,602, 603
2/15/17 .50 CAL, 25MM, 120MM 9 a.m.- midnight Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex & Ware
2/16/17 .50 CAL, 25MM, 120MM 9 a.m.- midnight Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex, Carmouche & Ware
2/17/17 .50 CAL, 25MM, 120MM 9 a.m.- midnight Digital Multi-Purpose Range Complex & Carmouche

Cloudy days amplify sounds resulting in the sound waves traveling farther and sounding louder. 

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