Fire Control(redirected from Fire Prevention and Control)
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fire control[′fīr kən‚trōl]
all actions taken by commanders and staffs to ensure the effective delivery of fire from various types of weapons. Fire control includes the use of target reconnaissance data, the selection of means and methods for executing fire missions, the formulation of missions for subunits, the preliminary preparation of fire and the establishment of initial settings for weapons, checks on the readiness of subunits to perform fire missions, the correction of fire, the maneuvering of fire, and the monitoring of results.