This video from Israel says about itself:
Firing Range 24
5 Feb 2014
Six kilometers of beach in Rishon LeZion belong to the Defense Ministry, and is used as a firing range for artillery and explosive material. Soon a tiny piece of the beach site will be transferred to the public.
By Social TV in Israel:
February 16, 2014
WATCH: Environmental groups fear firing zone will fall prey to developers
For 60 years, the Israeli army has held onto six sought-after kilometers of some of the country’s most beautiful coastline. As some of the area is returned to the public in the coming years, local authorities will be burdened [by] the heavy cost of cleaning up a wasteland of munitions. Environmental groups are gearing up for a fight against real estate developers in order to keep the sand dunes and beaches public and hope to protect the delicate ecosystems.