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Navy to conduct training at Dandan, Radio Barrigada, open ocean, W-517

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07/12/19 12:00 AM

ASAN, Guam (July 12, 2019) – The Navy will conduct training from 11 a.m. to 11:55 p.m. July 15, 16 and 18, at the Dandan-Malojloj training site in Inarajan.

The Navy will also conduct an exercise from July 16 at 11 a.m. to July 17 at 1 a.m., at Radio Barrigada.

These types of trainings are designed to enhance the readiness of military personnel. Residents in surrounding areas should not be alarmed if they see or hear increased activity associated with the training. The public should be advised that routine helicopter training often accompanied with the use of blanks can occur during these trainings.

The Navy will conduct an open-ocean exercise July 16, from 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. within a 10-nautical-mile radius of the following coordinates: 13.48˚N/144.41˚E.

The Navy will also conduct training July 18, from 1-8 p.m. at Warning Area 517.

W-517 is activated south of latitude 12° 40’ 00"N. W-517 begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. W-517 is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 10"N/144° 30"E, 13° 10"N/144° 42"E, 12° 50"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/143° 00"E, 11° 45"N/143° 00"E, and 12° 50"N/144° 30"E.

It is recommended the general public, fishermen, and marine tour operators monitor the Coast Guard broadcast notice to mariners for advisories.