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Naval Station Mayport conducts small boat attack exercise

Drills not in response to any specific threat

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Naval Station Mayport will conduct a small boat exercise within the basin of the installation as part of Exercise Solid Curtain/Citadel Shield 2017.

The drills are routine and used to enhance the Navy's security forces' ability to respond and mitigate threats to the base.

This is a scheduled exercise and is not in response to any specific threat. Nearby residents may see increased security activity with the exercise and hear blank rounds of gun fire.