During the contact the troop received a counter-battery fire
mission on the IDF point of origin given by the counter-IDF detachment.
This effectively protects them from counter-battery fire
, which will then almost always overshoot their position.
However, unlike fighting a conventional war, no counter-battery fire
is immediately ordered.
For example, once counter-battery fire
proved its ability to wipe out enemy mortar teams, the guerillas responded by relying on rocket attacks triggered by egg timers.
When the Prussians won, it was because well organized and handled artillery pulverized French units from beyond the effective range of French counter-battery fire
This unseen battery fired away, despite massive counter-battery fire