Forthcoming Activity

Date(s) Description
24 November 2017 Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30.
25-26 November 2017 Nothing to report.
27 November 2017 Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30.
28 November 2017 Explosions may be noticed.
29 November 2017 Gunfire, Explosions and Smoke may be noticed.
30 November 2017 Explosions and Smoke may be noticed.
1 December 2017 Smoke may be noticed.
2-3 December 2017 Nothing to report.

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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.

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.

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