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direct fire

Definition/Scope: Fire delivered on a target when the piece is laid by sighting directly on the target, using the gun sighting equipment.

Used For:

direct ground fire

Broader Terms:

collateral damage estimate
division artillery
Warfighting Function

Narrower Terms:

Fire Support Team
small arms fire

Related Terms:

fire support
observed fire
Warfighting Function

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