screening smoke

screening smoke

[′skrēn·iŋ ‚smōk]
(ordnance)
A smoke cloud produced by chemical agents or smoke generators; used to conceal friendly troops or to deny observation to enemy troops.
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Rheinmetall's subsidiary, American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) will make available M1110 40 x 46mm day/night training cartridges and 66mm vehicle-launched screening smoke grenades to the US Armed Forces.
A new formula will replace the World War II-era HC Screening Smoke Grenade.
Mithras rockets are waterproof down to two metres and can be equipped with payloads for various effects, such as white or IR illumination, signalling, screening smoke, radar chaff or radar tracking.
Both 66mm grenades, M76 and the MK 1 MOD 0, provide screening smoke in the visible and thermal infra-red wavebands.
Chemical smoke generator companies provided screening smoke for areas 1 to 1 1/2 miles wide and several miles long on a 24-hour basis.