field fortification


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field fortification

[′fēld fȯrd·ə·fə′kā·shən]
(ordnance)
Fortification constructed in the field to strengthen the natural defenses of the ground features, including foxholes, obstacles, trenches, gun emplacements, and so forth.
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The M141 Bunker Defeat Munition (BDM) was fielded in the late 1990s to defeat light infantry threats protected by masonry walls (concrete and brick) and field fortifications (caves and earth/timber bunkers).
Secure processing of timber, perform carpentry and joinery in the construction field fortifications at zodolnovEinE[degrees] and repairs of existing military facilities.
A small percentage of engineers are responsible for field fortifications and demolitions.
HEAT-T round--used primarily against lightly armored vehicles (secondary armor), field fortifications, and personnel.
Nearby were sites for demolitions, field fortifications, roads, obstacles, weapons training areas, and fixed and floating bridges.
The M98A1 Javelin surface attack guided missile system will defeat virtually any tank in the world, but it is extremely expensive to use for knocking out field fortifications.
According to a statement, Javelin boost direct-fire capability against armored vehicles, buildings and field fortifications.
First there were sandbags, then came gabion baskets, and now a new element in field fortifications is emerging that could give sappers an enhanced, multifaceted capability for force protection.
3kg thermobaric main charge warhead explodes, making it more useful than the RPO-A against lightly armored vehicles and field fortifications.