multiple firing

multiple firing

[′məl·tə·pəl ′fīr·iŋ]
(engineering)
Electrically firing with delay blasting caps in a number of holes at one time.
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On August 24, 2010 he was a member of a partnered fighting patrol with soldiers of the Afghan National Army's 1st Kandak, 4th Brigade, 205th (Hero) Corps which was engaged by a numerically superior and coordinated enemy attack from multiple firing points in three separate locations.
He said in a statement: "We were attacked from multiple firing points, however we quickly co-ordinated ground troops and air assets to suppress the enemy and then utilised those assets to clear the airfield of any remaining insurgents.
The men came under attack from multiple firing points.
Examples of these TTPs were covered in an Infantry Magazine article in July 2009 which discussed the need to practice to the rear and side referred deflections and the need to create intentional sight blockages so that young squad leaders could rapidly transition to alternate aiming poles, along with reinforcement of older and once again validated TTPs of using multiple firing positions to prevent being fixed to one position and thus prevented from firing.
Last week, Taliban guerrillas stormed the two outposts from multiple firing positions in a steep valley, killing at least eight American and two Afghan soldiers.
The golf course is split up into multiple firing positions.
The pros and cons of each solution are obvious: reusable systems allow multiple firings and the use of different kinds of ammunition, but their launch tubes are often heavier; expendable systems can be distributed to various members in the fighting team to provide multiple firing sources, their launch tubes are normally made of lightweight composite materials, but to be flexible a soldier must carry more than one type of complete launcher.
Each weapon has multiple firing modes and you can customise them.
Additionally, the firing circuit features a modular, plug-and-play design, allowing multiple firing circuits to be added without having to retest and recertify the entire robot.

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