defilade


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  • noun

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the arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy fire

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The XM25 is a Counter Defilade Target Engagement System, which has an onboard laser system that determines the distance to the target.
The second advantage was that mortars could engage targets in the defilade with plunging fire.
Driver actions are used to move through obscurants, return to defilade, and seek alternate positions.
Nancy Petticot's sudden but short dream fell into the defilade portion of the meadow when ball and player came together.
The landscape was desolate and barren and marked with hull defilade armor fighting positions and troop trenches.
In fog, darkness, or defilade, other Germans will recognize this man as their own and not shoot at him.
To that end, a dovetailed bracket was milled into the left side of the receiver to accept a dial sight for defilade fire and coverage of multiple, pre-selected fire zones.
Army, including the Bushmaster family of medium-caliber cannons, precision guidance kits (PGK) for artillery and mortars, the XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement (CDTE) System, small-, medium- and large-caliber ammunition, and non-standard ammunition.
Unfortunately, a T80 in good defilade destroyed half of the company's Strykers while enroute.
The first thing I noticed about them was that every single observation point could be approached and exited in complete defilade, shielded from view.
The XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement System is reportedly a high-tech rifle that can be programmed so that its 25 mm ammunition does not necessarily explode on impact, but it can be set to detonate either in front of or behind a target, meaning it literally will go through a wall before it explodes and kills the enemy, the report said.
For example, exercises in determining defilade were popular instructive tools in descriptive geometry; however, practicing military engineers did not use the technique for building forts.
NTC The MP firepower can destroy enemy personnel Military police and engage lightly armored vehicles from a seldom display defilade position.