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Military training exercise involving tactical armoured vehicles to take place in Kings County

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KENTVILLE, NS - If you see military personnel operating tactical armoured vehicles with mounted weapons on civilian roads in Kings County over the coming few days, there is a reason.

Canadian Army Reserve members from The Halifax Rifles – Royal Canadian Army Corps – will be conducting a training exercise from Oct. 12 to 14.

Members of the public will see personnel operating tactical armoured personnel vehicles with vehicle-mounted weapons on civilian roads between Kentville and Scott’s Bay. No ammunition or pyrotechnics will be used. Residents can expect increased military traffic in the vicinity of Blomidon Provincial Park and the Look-Off.

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Members of the public are asked to follow safety instructions should they approach or encounter soldiers and vehicles during the training exercise. Realistic training exercises such as this are required to ensure the operational effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces. The forces regret any inconvenience caused.

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For more information on The Halifax Rifles, visit http://www.army-armee.forces.gc.ca/en/halifax-rifles/index.page.

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