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. As the Soldiers completed each procedure, a section chief observed their actions.
Using the elevating arm nevertheless required the original armed robot to turn to the firing azimuth.