Controlled detonations part of two-week exercise at 19 Wing Comox

Exercise TAZ RUNNER, an annual military training scenario to practise skills with improvised explosive device disposal, is being carried out at 19 Wing Comox until Feb. 21.

19 Air Maintenance Squadron is hosting Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams from across Canada. These units specialize in the recovery and destruction of deteriorated, damaged or obsolete ammunition.

Residents and visitors of the Comox Valley may hear controlled detonations and may see an increase in vehicle traffic around 19 Wing Comox, HMCS Quadra via Goose Spit, and Seal Bay Armoury.

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Source: Camox Valley Record