fire support


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fire support

[′fīr sə‚pȯrt]
(ordnance)
The support or protection given forces in direct contact with the enemy by ground or naval guns or by aircraft engaging in close air support.
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Maneuver swarms will likely be more durable than their fire support counterparts and exercise greater cooperation with human combatants on the battlefield.
The application of essentially digital messaging and the transfer of digitally collected target information into the preformatted message accelerate the fire support request process, reduces potential misunderstandings and better assures the request will be received even when faced with jamming and electronic countermeasures.
In many cases, Excalibur capabilities are misunderstood by maneuver commanders and fire support teams alike.
The extraordinary information requirements required to perform fire support command and control and the sharing of this critical fires information throughout the tactical and operational network directly drive the need for a flexible, robust and networked solution," said Hom.
Fire Support Coordination Measures/Capabilities Overlay.
Two teams of up to seven soldiers from the Reece and Patrols Platoon, Fire Support Company of 1RWF are deployed by RAF Chinook helicopters to various locations.
Army Communications-Electronics Command (CECOM) to provide system and software engineering services for CECOM's Software Engineering Center and Fire Support Software Engineering (SEC, FSSE) organization located at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Franks first saw combat during the Vietnam War, where he earned three Purple Hearts as an artillery forward observer and fire support officer with the 9th Infantry Division in the Mekong River Delta.
Flying the UK-1N "Huey" and AK-1W Super Cobra, provides combat utility helicopter support, attack helicopter fire support and fire support coordination during amphibious and subsequent ashore operations.
51), I have to say that he right on target: The future of ground-based fire support is the use of more and more capable [C.
Specifically, joint doctrine has difficulty keeping pace with the integration of fire support in the airland battle space.
Previous assignments include a tour in Germany as an artilleryman with assignments as a fire direction officer, a battalion task force fire support officer and as the headquarters battery executive officer.