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indirect fire

[‚in·də′rekt ′fīr]
(ordnance)
Gunfire delivered at a target that cannot be seen from the gun position or firing ship.
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Net Fires is a containerized, vertically-launched, indirect-fire rocket system being tested by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.
This system is intended to provide weapon-pointing control, accuracy and fires efficiency, while operating in direct and indirect-fire modes with the new munitions and gun systems, according to company officials.
While the mortar presents a cost-effective method to evaluate methodolgies for delivering NL indirect-fire payloads, the technology associated with kinetic energy mitigation is directly applicable to NL payloads for cannons or missiles.
But he suggested that it would be conceivable to view the indirect-fire FCS as an evolution of the Crusader.
The company is a world leader in the manufacture of large-, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, shaped charge warheads and BALL POWDER(R) Propellant.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is a world leader in the manufacture of large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and Ball Powder(R) Propellant.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is a world leader in the manufacture of large- and medium-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, bomb bodies and Ball Powder(R) propellant.