ASAN, Guam—U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 5 will conduct routine underwater detonation training in outer Apra Harbor on June 27, from 10am to 1pm.
EODMU-5 will detonate a total of five pounds of explosives on a sandy area of the sea floor.
For the safety of the public and participants involved, the Coast Guard will establish safety zones to restrict access in the vicinity of the training area.
EODMU-5 performs routine underwater detonation training to develop the skills needed to be ready to rapidly respond to operational missions and unexploded ordnance support on Guam and the CNMI.
For the safety of personnel and marine life, the area will be visually cleared by divers and by lookouts on the surface before, during and after the exercise. All activity will cease temporarily if a person or marine life is seen in the area. (PR)