firing azimuth

firing azimuth

[′fīr·iŋ ‚az·ə·məth]
(ordnance)
Horizontal direction in which a gun or launcher is pointed for firing, expressed as an azimuth.
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He had to go through a precise series of checks known as "laying procedures," to ensure the weapon was on the proper firing azimuth.
Using the elevating arm nevertheless required the original armed robot to turn to the firing azimuth.