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Potomac River Test Range / Explosive Experimental Area

Welcome to the The Potomac River Test Range Website. This page provides daily information about the operations and scheduling of activities at the Potomac River Test Range and the Explosive Experimental Area (Pumpkin Neck). These facilities are used by our military to conduct munitions testing and should be avoided while testing is in progress. Click on any of the areas of interest to the right for additional information.

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

Noise Questions & Comments: Call NSF Dahlgren: 540-653-8153 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) 653-8154.

Range Schedule for Nov. 21-25, 2022

Monday, November 21
Testing at: PRTR River Operations
*Operating Times: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
* Noise on Station: N/A
* Noise Down Range: N/A
* River Restrictions: N/A
* Roads Closed on Station:
* Barricades Closed on Station:
* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 995/948/1122/455, Condition 1 in Buildings 1180/1186, Condition 4 in Buildings 102/161/943
* MR Shelter Condition:
* Other Notifications:

Tuesday, November 22
Testing at: Buildings 1180-1186
*Operating Times: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
* Noise on Station: N/A
* Noise Down Range: N/A
* River Restrictions: N/A
* Roads Closed on Station: Tisdale Road/Shocktube Road/Blue Stone Road/Foster Road
* Barricades Closed on Station: Area 3 Barricade/Shocktube Road Barricade/Hide Away Pond Barricade/1410 Back Gate/Blue Stone Road Barricade/Tisdale/Caskey Barricade
* EMCON Conditions: Condition 2 in Buildings 995/948/1122/455, Condition 1 in Buildings 1180/1186, Condition 4 in Buildings 102/161/943
* MR Shelter Condition:
* Other Notifications:

Wednesday, November 23
No testing today. Have a great Navy Day!

Thursday, November 24
No testing today. Have a great Navy Day!

Friday, November 25
No testing today. Have a great Navy Day!