Redstone Arsenal: Large plume of smoke from testing

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A large plume of smoke rose from Redstone Arsenal on Tuesday morning due to testing. (Photo: WHNT News 19 Roof Camera)

A large plume of smoke rose from Redstone Arsenal on Tuesday morning, August 16, due to testing. (Photo: WHNT News 19 Roof Camera)

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Redstone Test Center is conducting tests at one of their test areas today (Tuesday, August 16, 2016.)

The tests have produced a plume of smoke that may be seen all over Redstone Arsenal and potentially the surrounding area.

Arsenal and local residents should not be concerned.

RTC, a subordinate command of the Army Test and Evaluation Command, provides technical expertise, state-of-the-art facilities, and capabilities to plan, conduct, analyze, and report the results of tests on missile and aviation systems, sensors, subsystems and components. RTC is a customer-funded organization.

-Information supplied by Redstone Arsenal

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