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close-in firing by one unit against an enemy engaged by another unit

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Staff Sergeant Matthew Chapman, Second-in-Command, General Platoon, Theatre Equipment Support Battalion (4 Close Support Battalion REME), said: "Sergeant Kups was a robust SNCO, always standing up for his beliefs no matter what the opposition or confrontation.
For the first three months I was working with 13 Air Assault Close Support Regiment working at Camp Bastion in Helmand province.
These deep-seated problems, the result of the Luftwaffe's sstrategic vision of its role in the Wehrmacht, meant that even the vaunted Luftwaffe remained essentially an interdiction only air force, devoid of the ability to perform close support to German armies.
Doing it for fun: Members of the First Close Support Battalion Remes take on the Tough Guy course.
In Wiltshire for a total of three weeks, the REME engineers have carried out more work on basic soldiering skills in preparation for 1 Close Support Battalion's six-month tour, including shooting, fitness exercises, and drills for dealing with improvised explosive devices.
Magnus Westerkamp, mangaging director of Big Dutchman Pig Equipment GmbH, said customer relations are a key foundation for successful business dealings in Russia and recommended that investors stay in the Russian market, in spite of the present difficulties, so as to demonstrate their close support for their customers.
But in an open game, Parisse is often to be found in close support of his backs and that was how he plundered his try against Edinburgh last weekend.
Soldiers from 22 Close Support Squadron, who normally provide logistic support to 7 Armoured Brigade in Gutersloh, Germany, took over the Queens guard role on August 10.
She went to Germany to honour 3 Close Support Battalion in their barracks.
17) A lack of emphasis on close support has led to this patchwork of capabilities, spread over various aircraft and cobbled together in an attempt to fulfill an Air Force responsibility.
Actix said that the increased uptake of its products means that it has committed an increased level of resources to close support of its customers.
Advanced NLOS-C technology such as an automated loading system and improved accuracy through a projectile tracking system, coupled with the power of the FCS network and sensors, provides the NLOS-C's two-man artillery crew with capability to quickly deliver highly accurate sustained fires for close support and destructive fires for standoff engagements.
The rating reflects the close support from the Chinese government and the significance of policy role played by the bank, a role that is unlikely to be undertaken by a commercial financial institution in an efficient manner, it said.
Knowing there is only one chance to make a good first impression, understanding the challenges associated with filling the extraordinary gaps of capabilities between students, faculty, and staff, having a goal to close support requests at the completion of the initial call, freeing up internal technical resources to address more significant issues, and doing so 24 hours a day helped drive the decision to outsource.
1) The basic training program consisted of short, intense, and rigorous missions to prepare the battalion for close support to infantry forces (conditions that the unit would face during combat operations).