firing position

firing position

[′fīr·iŋ pə‚zish·ən]
(ordnance)
Position of a weapon ready for firing.
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Near Kisik, two airstrikes struck an ISIL heavy machine gun firing position and an ISIL rocket firing position and destroyed an ISIL fighting position, the statement said.
According to a statement from the Bagram Airbase, the insurgents entered two vehicles and began travelling away from the firing position.
This ensures that not only the stress of a new firing position was given, but also that with no added time, Soldiers had to change magazines during the qualification adding more realism.
He told St Pancreas Coroners Court: "I believed he was holding a sawn-off shotgun in the firing position and was pointing directly at my colleague PC Fagin.
Near Mosul, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and an ISIL mortar firing position and destroyed an ISIL fighting position.
Aggressive scanning and local patrolling in and around your firing position are prudent measures to avoid enemy direct fire contact.
We didn't look for the firing position because the fog was closing and we withdrew from the area as had been planned.
Near Kisik, one airstrike struck an ISIL tactical unit and an ISIL heavy machine gun firing position and destroyed an ISIL fighting position.
In Iraq near Al Huwayjah, one airstrike struck an ISIL mortar firing position, the statement said.
303 Lee Enfield rifle in the firing position, the weapon still smoking.
The recommended firing position is illustrated on the instruction card packaged with the LGH.
Near Tal Afar, one airstrike struck an ISIL heavy machine gun firing position, it said.