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Forthcoming Range Activity

Find out when noise or other Range activity may be noticed.

29 Jul 2021 Gunfire and Explosions may be noticed
30 Jul 2021 Gunfire may be noticed
31 Jul - 01 Aug 2021 Restrictions on some Public Right of Way routes
02 Aug 2021 Explosions may be noticed
03 Aug 2021 Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30
04-05 Aug 2021 Gunfire and Explosions may be noticed
06 Aug 2021 Nothing to report
07-08 Aug 2021 Restrictions on some Public Right of Way routes

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Activity Descriptions
  • Local Gunfire = Gunfire that is likely to be noticed only by communities close to MOD Shoeburyness.
  • Gunfire = Gunfire that may be noticed by communities in the vicinity of the Thames Estuary.
  • Explosions = Explosions that may be noticed by communities in the vicinity of the Thames Estuary.
  • May be noticed = Activities listed are those which, due to their nature, have the potential to be noticed off site. Weather conditions on the day heavily influence the outcome therefore we cannot confirm in advance that these activities will be noticed, where they will be noticed, and to what degree.

Please note: This schedule is subject to not only the daily acoustic forecast, but also to tide times, weather conditions and operational requirements. Any one, or a combination of these factors, may mean that the activity has to be cancelled and rescheduled at short notice and it may not always be possible to provide you with an updated schedule of work.

This information has been generated for the purposes of informing the public as to QinetiQ’s scheduled operations at the MOD Shoeburyness Range and it is acknowledged that the information may be included in other websites and publications. Please note that QinetiQ does not accept responsibility for or endorse any independent website or publication which features this information.