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direct-fire

[də′rekt ‚fīr]
(engineering)
To fire a furnace without preheating the air or gas.
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Preparing gunnery crews and small units for missions requires the compilation of direct-fire gunnery for the Abrams, Bradley, Stryker, and Guardian into one HBCT gunnery manual.
The HBCT gunnery manual will outline standardized engagement processes that create a common gunnery language for all direct-fire weapon systems.
Ensure that vehicle safeties can maintain constant communication and monitor and supervise the execution of the proper weapons safety postures and direct-fire engagements.
The design of the direct-fire mortar was entirely different from any mortar previously in U.
In theory at least, the direct-fire mortar could engage helicopters at close ranges (approximately 1,000 meters) by firing HE rounds with variable time (VT) fuses to achieve an air burst.
Then, they would deploy the bulk of their self-propelled artillery in direct-fire support of tanks and infantry.
Burger said the company discovered, through a series of laboratory experiments, that TSNAs are formed when combustion products of direct-fire curing interact with compounds in the green tobacco leaf.
What sets AWES apart from all other systems in use today is its integration of a wider array of weapons effects into combat training exercises that stretch beyond small arms and vehicle weapons direct-fire effects.
AWES incorporates GPS-based position tracking with realistic, high-fidelity area weapons and direct-fire simulation effects.
LRAS3 replaces obsolete systems that require scouts to enter within the direct-fire range of the detected threat.
AWES features fully integrated Tactical Engagement Simulation, including automated exercise data collection and analysis tools, direct-fire simulation effects, reliable field instrumentation, area weapons effects, and professional After Action Review (AAR) facilities.
AWES will also include direct-fire weapon effects simulation (DFWES) by providing MILES 2000 small arms weapons, and will interface to the existing Saab BT46 DFWES system currently used on U.

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