artillery survey

artillery survey

[är′til·ə·rē ′sər‚vā]
(ordnance)
The process of determining, with sufficient exactness, the relative horizontal and vertical locations of the pieces and targets so that they may be plotted on the firing chart, and of providing accurate data for the pieces.
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Still the size and price of these initial INSs limited their fielding to artillery survey teams and selected self-propelled guns.
construction, airfield, and field artillery survey. PPS GPS-S provides precise GPS positioning accuracy with a military-grade GPS receiver that provides jamming and Emerging Threat (ET) protection.
Despite restricted circumstances, the 1st and 2nd Medium Brigades with 60-pdr guns and 6-inch howitzers were raised in 1925, mechanisation made some progress from 1928, and an anti-aircraft battery and two artillery survey companies established.
Up until now, gunners have used GPS mainly for artillery survey purposes.