Not to worry, the base held some drills between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., which included the use of automatic weapons. Of course, they were firing blanks.
Those drills also involved security boats at the base, and others that simulated boats ‘on the attack.’
Security stopped the boat from breaching the barrier which surrounds Naval Submarine Base #NewLondon. Blanks were fired from the pier and security boats #Groton pic.twitter.com/DIoLwdpBgT— tina detelj (@tinadetelj) February 6, 2019
News 8 ‘s Tina Detelj has more from the scene.
Here’s what we’re working on today. An anti-terrorism drill is taking place on the Thames River to test the security forces of the Naval Submarine Base #NewLondon #Groton pic.twitter.com/oMIoSN4OxH— tina detelj (@tinadetelj) February 6, 2019