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BOOM ALERT: Aberdeen Proving Ground to conduct testing May 9 – 13, ‘event’ planned for May 11

ABERDEEN, MD—Loud noise alert!

Aberdeen Proving Ground officials have announced that the base will conduct firing tests this week.

APG has firing tests scheduled Monday, May 2 through Friday, May 6 from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Tentatively, there is also a single event planned for Wednesday, 11 May 2022, that will be heard in some areas off the installation. Back up dates are 12 and 13 May 2022.

The surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and see flashes or light visible off-post from illumination devices.

These operations are not hazardous to residents in surrounding communities and are “integral to ensuring continued readiness of service members,” according to APG.

Residents with questions regarding testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground are encouraged to contact the installation at 410-278-4415.

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