sector of fire


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sector of fire

[′sek·tər əv ′fīr]
(ordnance)
An area which is required to be covered by fire by an individual, a weapon, or a unit.
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Each Soldier had a sector of fire and checked their areas.
This placement would allow them to mount a MK-19 in the main mount and have the direct fire capability of the M249 or M240B covering the same sector of fire.
The MGS should have an additional sector of fire for the coaxial machine gun because main gun rounds should not be fired when Soldiers are in the gun line.
Also, the commander's independent viewer (CIV) enabled the commander to supplement the gunner or observe a different sector of fire.