fire superiority

fire superiority

[¦fīr sə‚pir·ē′är·əd·ē]
(ordnance)
Fire with greater effect than that of the enemy because of its greater accuracy and volume, making possible advances against the enemy without heavy losses.
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Machine guns and all other larger weapon systems requires an Ammunition Handling system for storing large quantities of ammo, enabling the operator to maximize the weapons rate of fire without compromising fire superiority. The application of weapons on multiple platforms often requires specific customization of the Ammunition Handling to fit and function within the space available.
At all times, artillery warriors were considered elite troops and, confirming their high efficiency, played a key role in conquering the fire superiority over the enemy in battle, ensuring its defeat.
London, United Kingdom, May 06, 2018 --(PR.com)-- SMi's 3rd annual Future Armoured Vehicles Weapon Systems conference will be returning to London this summer to host a wealth of debate and discussions around developing the next generation of fire superiority for armoured combat vehicles.
With the above reference in mind, the SBF creates the ability for the commander to achieve fire superiority and the support by fire needed to execute the assault.
"The fielding of the IAR will significantly enhance the ability of our infantrymen to gain and maintain fire superiority, reduce their fighting load and provide them a more ergonomic and accurate weapons system that can keep up during the assault," said Marine spokesman Maj.
They call us in to provide indirect fire on enemy locations to either destroy or disrupt them so we can move or gain fire superiority."
The Turkish defense contractor said the ordnance transfer system would provide the Firtina with greater mobility and fire superiority against counterbattery fire.
During all of the ambushes we have encountered over the past few years the 60 mm has been the deciding factor for gaining fire superiority. It is the counter to the rocket propelled grenade and can suppress places that the M2 (.50 cal heavy machine gun)/Mk 19 (automatic grenade launcher) cannot.
The old ABCs (airway, breathing, and circulation) have been replaced with CAB (complete the mission then airway and breathing), which starts off with fire superiority, THEN try and help the injured.
The 2-day conference will explore the defining factors that contribute to enhanced lethality and fire superiority for land forces.
The enemy knew that if he took out our mortar systems, he would quickly be able to gain fire superiority and have the tactical advantage.
Williams established fire superiority. "We didn't have any cover because we were taking fire from our 12 o'clock," Spc.