Fort Benning heavy weapons firing to begin this week

Fort Benning heavy weapons firing to begin this week

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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