Range / Weapons Testing Hotline: 877-845-5656 (toll free) for daily updates on range operation and test schedules.

Noise Questions & Comments: 866-359-5540 (toll free) to comment or ask a question about noise or vibrations you think are being caused by operations at Dahlgren.

For more information on NSWC Dahlgren’s range schedule, contact the NSWCDD Public Affairs Office, (540) 653-8152.Range Schedule for Jan. 7-11, 2019

Mon., Jan. 7

  • Operations in Building 1186
  • Operating Times: Continuous
  • Noise on Station: None
  • Noise Down Range: None
  • River Restrictions: None
  • Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Tisdale Road barricades in the vicinity of Building 1186
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 1 in Building 1186, Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Tues., Jan. 8

  • Operations in Building 1186
  • Operating Times: Continuous
  • Noise on Station: None
  • Noise Down Range: None
  • River Restrictions: None
  • Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Tisdale Road barricades in the vicinity of Building 1186
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 1 in Building 1186, Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Wed., Jan. 9

Testing at EEA

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) areas of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • *River Restrictions: None
  • Roads Closed on Station: None
  • Barricades Closed on Station: None
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: None
  • Other Notifications: None

Thurs., Jan 10

Testing at Main Range/Testing at EEA

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) and eastern (Main Range) areas of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 10,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to yellow N and O buoys
  • Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range Barricades
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: Main Range Local Shelter South
  • Other Notifications: None

Fri. Jan. 11

Testing at Main Range/Testing at EEA

  • Operating Times: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Noise on Station: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise in the southern (Building 101) and eastern (Main Range) areas of NSF Dahlgren
  • Noise Down Range: Potential to create “MODERATE” noise down range and in communities surrounding NSF Dahlgren
  • River Restrictions: Restricted approximately 10,000 yards down range from NSF Dahlgren to yellow N and O buoys
  • Roads Closed on Station: River Bank Road, Fuze Road
  • Barricades Closed on Station: Main Range Barricades
  • EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 948/995/1122/455
  • Main Range Shelter Condition: Main Range Local Shelter South
  • Other Notifications: None

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