Department of National Defence Firing Practice and Exercise Areas, Atlantic Canada

Department of National Defence Firing Practice and Exercise Areas, Atlantic Canada The Department of National Defence has designated Firing Practice and Exercise Areas off the coasts of Canada. Activities in these areas may include bombing practice from aircraft, air-to-air, air-to-sea or ground firing, and anti-aircraft firing, etc. In Atlantic Canada, the Nova Scotia Area includes sea area employments for sub-surface operations and firing exercises (FIREX). The Gulf of St. Lawrence Area, excluding the French territorial waters of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, includes sea area employments for sub-surface operations and underwater demolition training. For full details, see the Notices to Mariners, Section F, National Defence Military Notices, available online: https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/annual-annuel/section-f/f35-en.pdf. Legal Constraints: Users should be aware that the polygons depicting firing practice and exercise areas are intended for illustration only and should not be used for navigational or legal purposes. 2022-10-06 National Defence hsohcanhydro@forces.gc.ca Government and PoliticsFiring Practice and Exercise AreasMilitary training Notice to Mariners, Section F, National Defence Military NoticesPDF https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/annual-annuel/section-f/f35-en.pdf Notice to Mariners, Section F, National Defence Military NoticesPDF https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/annual-annuel/section-f/f35-fr.pdf DND Firing Practice and Exercise Areas, Atlantic CanadaESRI REST https://gisp.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/FGP/Atlantic_DND_Practice_Exercise_Areas_2019_En/MapServer DND Firing Practice and Exercise Areas, Atlantic CanadaESRI REST https://gisp.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/arcgis/rest/services/FGP/Atlantic_DND_Practice_Exercise_Areas_2019_Fr/MapServer DND Firing Practice and Exercise Areas, Atlantic CanadaFGDB/GDB https://pacgis01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/FGPPublic/Atlantic_DND_Practice_Exercise_Areas_2019/Atlantic_DND_Practice_Exercise_Areas_2019.gdb.zip Attribute descriptionsCSV https://pacgis01.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/FGPPublic/Atlantic_DND_Practice_Exercise_Areas_2019/DND_firing_practice_exercise_area_data_dictionary_en_fr.csv

The Department of National Defence has designated Firing Practice and Exercise Areas off the coasts of Canada. Activities in these areas may include bombing practice from aircraft, air-to-air, air-to-sea or ground firing, and anti-aircraft firing, etc. In Atlantic Canada, the Nova Scotia Area includes sea area employments for sub-surface operations and firing exercises (FIREX). The Gulf of St. Lawrence Area, excluding the French territorial waters of Saint-Pierre et Miquelon, includes sea area employments for sub-surface operations and underwater demolition training. For full details, see the Notices to Mariners, Section F, National Defence Military Notices, available online: https://www.notmar.gc.ca/publications/annual-annuel/section-f/f35-en.pdf.

Legal Constraints: Users should be aware that the polygons depicting firing practice and exercise areas are intended for illustration only and should not be used for navigational or legal purposes.

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