Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Area Closures


(111641Z OCT 2008)

HYDROPAC 1987/2008(96,97). SEA OF OKHOTSK. MISSILES.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 0300Z TO 0900Z DAILY 12 THRU 15 OCT
A. IN AREA BOUND BY 47 36N 151 21E, 47 54N 151 06E,
48 06N 151 40E, 47 52N 151 58E.
B. WITHIN 27 MILES OF 52 49N 146 17E.
C. WITHIN 28 MILES OF 57-09N 140-33E.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 151000Z OCT.

I wonder what this was for?





(112026Z OCT 2008)

HYDROPAC 1988/2008(96). TATARSKIY PROLIV. GUNNERY.
1. GUNNERY EXERCISES 2300Z TO 0200Z COMMENCING DAILY
16 AND 17 OCT AND 180400Z TO 180700Z OCT
IN AREA BOUND BY
49 06.0N 140 30.5E, 49 20.0N 140 39.5E,
49 20.0N 140 44.0E, 49 06.5N 140 44.0E.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 180800Z OCT.

Not sure at this time who is going to use this. Looks like its going to be ships as the orientation is wrong for shore based artillery.