fire adjustment

fire adjustment

[′fīr ə‚jəs·mənt]
(ordnance)
Correcting the elevation and direction of a weapon, or regulating the explosion time of its projectile, so that the projectile will strike or burst at the desired point; for automatic weapons, it is a continuous operation from the instant the first rounds reach the vicinity of the target until the command “cease firing” is given.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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