Forthcoming Activity

20 June 2019 Explosions may be noticed
21-23 June 2019 Nothing to report
24 June 2019 Gunfire may be noticed
25 June 2019 Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30
26-27 June 2019 Gunfire and Explosions may be noticed earlier than usual, 08:30
28-30 June 2019 Nothing to report

*Gunfire listed in this period may be more noticeable than usual in neighbourhoods close the Range due to the proximity of the firing point being used.


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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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