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a concentrated outpouring, as of missiles, words, or blows

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the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)

the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target

the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

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Similarly, the multitude of fire missions will lead to constant assessments at the COC--whether to keep away from the action or increase the fires requested.
The complex decision of a danger-close fire mission is simply couched in our doctrine as, "[c]ommanders and fire supporters must carefully weigh the choice .
The FDC operator receives fire missions via SINCGARS digital and voice links.
1) A track commander in the virtual environment identifies a target in CCTT and initiates a call for fire mission.
His gunner, CPL Hobbs, echoed back their call sign, "One-Two, fire mission.
For special long-range fire missions, fully comprehensive trajectory correction and control systems are already under investigation.
The MFCS is also capable of producing ballistic solutions for the 60mm and 81mm mortars in the ground mounted mode and for multiple fire mission scenarios.
These tests will be a ground-breaking effort to expand the use of unmanned aerial systems in providing real-time images in an actual disaster event," said Vincent Ambrosia, principal investigator of the Western States Unmanned Aerial System Fire Mission at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
A dotted line shows that the engagement has begun, while a grey line indicates that the fire mission has been completed.
NYSE:UDI) successfully demonstrated a five-round fire mission from their concept demonstrator providing a first look at the Army's next generation Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C).
Be disciplined and put them into an empty ammunition box or round container during every fire mission.
Once a fire control computer has calculated the correct direction and angle at which a barrel has to be placed for any particular fire mission, they can be presented to the layer on the gun to make the necessary adjustments.
The solution was then returned via BCSS to the appropriate combat assets to execute the fire mission.
After they called in the fire mission, I asked the company commander exactly where the target was--it was two houses to the west of the one we were standing in.
After the unit fires a battery 1 fire mission, it will assess the battle damage.