velocity fire

velocity fire

[və′läs·əd·ē ‚fīr]
(ordnance)
Preparatory fire conducted to determine the velocity for a particular combination of weapon, propellant, projectile, and fuse.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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