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final protective fire

Definition/Scope: (JP 1-02) An immediately available prearranged barrier of fire designed to impede enemy movement across defensive lines or areas. (OLD VERSION) An immediately available preplanned barrier of direct and indirect fire designed to provide close protection to positions and installations by impeding enemy movement across defensive lines, battle positions, or areas.



Broader Terms:

fire support

Narrower Terms:

danger close

Related Terms:

battle positions
final protective lines
fire plan
fires for effect

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