supporting fire

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fire delivered by supporting units to protect or assist a unit in combat

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BEIRUT: Syria has accused Turkey of providing supporting fire and logistical help to enable "terrorist groups" to capture the Syrian city of Idlib and the strategic town of Jisr al-Shughur, state television said Tuesday.
The M777 can fire the "smart" Excalibur round, co-developed by Global Combat Systems up to 40 km (25m) accurately enough to target individual rooms within a building, reducing the chance of innocent casualties and allowing supporting fire to be brought down much closer to friendly troops.
400 prisoners, we doing supporting fire on Right Flank.
Once the team members have set up the mortar, they can respond with supporting fire within seconds of receiving a mission.
I left my team in an alley and ran to the middle of the road and put down supporting fire.
However Thai troops not only acted in support of the SURA but also gave supporting fire, using heavy weapons,'' the message said.
Moreover, it had to cross his mind that he would be in big trouble if he refused to order the supporting fire and the Lebanese army was then overrun.
Lynch adds that in addition to supporting fire protection, investing in water infrastructure helps maintain high-quality, reliable drinking water supplies, and also ensures economic growth and vitality for communities.
These tanks will usually hug tree-lines, hide behind bushes and provide withering supporting fire from the safety provided by great range and camouflage.
A mortar team from the north and supporting fire from the east opened up on the ECP--but not good enough to take out combat-tested 1st Lt.
The army's artillery and missile units will provide heavy supporting fire for the ground forces, the daily added.
If you can move with someone covering your movement to give you supporting fire, do so.
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