Naval Station Everett will have a security training exercise on Oct. 15

(EVERETT)- Naval Station Everett will be conducting a security training exercise on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its main Everett base.

The exercise will include mass warning notifications on outdoor speakers, an increased presence of security, and the use of blank rounds to simulate gunfire.

The Navy regularly conducts training exercises to maintain and improve security and emergency response qualifications. These exercises help prepare for a potential real emergency.