Navy to Conduct Training at Warning Area 517

Navy to Conduct Training at Warning Area 517

by Joint Region Marianas Public Affairs
U.S. Navy

Asan, Guam (Oct. 24, 2014) – The Navy will conduct training at Warning Area 517 from noon-10 p.m. Oct. 28 to 29.

The general public especially fishermen, commercial pilots and marine tour operators are advised to stay clear of the area during the times and dates indicated.

W-517 is an irregular shaped polygon comprised of 14,000 nautical square miles of airspace that begins south of Guam and extends south-southwest in international waters. W-517 supports surface and aerial gunnery, missiles, and laser exercises. This will affect fishing in the vicinity of Santa Rosa Reef and Galvez Bank. W-517 is contained within the following coordinates: 13° 10"N/144° 30"E, 13° 10"N/144° 42"E, 12° 50"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/144° 45"E, 11° 00"N/143° 00"E, 11° 45"N/143° 00"E, 12° 50"N/144° 30"E.

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