We have got problems on our existing site, " said Davies, "because the MoD, who had agreed in writing not to fly low-level bombing exercises
at seas when we raced, has now said that there is a change in policy and it won't stick to that agreement.
Navy has no plans to shift bombing exercises
on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques to the southernmost Japanese island prefecture of Okinawa, which hosts the bulk of the U.
Six other people climbed up the statue to protest the Navy's use of the Puerto Rican island of Vieques for bombing exercises
Moore said a squadron of British Canberra bombers based at Tengah began nuclear bombing exercises
in 1963 and remained in the Far East until 1970, although it is not clear whether the squadron was always nuclear-armed.
Navy announced drastic cutbacks at its sprawling base in Puerto Rico, saying half the employees will not be needed when it ends bombing exercises
on nearby Vieques island, reports AP (April 10, 2003):
Navy to end its bombing exercises
on their Puerto Rican island and leave immediately.
The 59-year-old also made note of how happy he was when he was jailed in Puerto Rico for a month for taking part in protests over the US Navy bombing exercises
in Vieques: "I'm so content here.
President Bush's plan to end Navy bombing exercises
on Vieques has generated fierce opposition from conservative Republicans, who say Congress can block the proposal, reports AP (June 15, 2001).
Navy's bombing exercises
, reports AP (April 10, 2001).
Navy bombing exercises
on the small outlying island of Vieques.
presidential panel's recommendation that America's Navy continue bombing exercises
on the island of Vieques, reports CANA (October 19, 1999).