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Aberdeen Proving Ground training exercises in progress

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The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command at Aberdeen Proving Ground is conducting training exercises this week that could involve weapons firing and related activities, the post announced.

Testing began Sunday and is expected to conclude Friday.

According to an Army news release, exercises will be conducted during both afternoon and nighttime hours. Activities are likely to take place in the restricted waters of APG and may include weapons firing and the use of watercraft outside of normal business hours.

Residents and boaters in the surrounding communities may hear weapons firing and flashes or light from illumination devices may be visible outside the installation boundary, according to the Army.

Please direct any questions to 410-278-1147 or 800-688-8705.

The U.S. Army Aberdeen Test Center, a test center under the U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command, provides test and test support services for authorized customers, within the Department of Defense and outside the DoD, including government and non-government organizations, both foreign and domestic.

ATEC plans, conducts and integrates developmental testing, independent operational testing, independent evaluations, assessments and experiments to provide essential information to decision-makers.

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