fire support
Fires that directly support land, maritime, amphibious, and special operations forces to engage enemy forces, combat formations, and facilities in pursuit of tactical and operational objectives. See also fires.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • fire support — support given by artillery and aircraft to infantry and armored vehicles. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Fire Support Base — Pour les articles homonymes, voir FSB . Le terme Fire Support Base (condensé par le sigle FSB ou abrégé en Firebase ou FB) littéralement « base d appui feu » désigne, dans la terminologie militaire américaine, une installation en… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fire support base — A fire support base (FSB, firebase or FB) is a military encampment designed to provide indirect fire artillery support to infantry operating in areas beyond the normal range of fire support from their own base camps. FSBs were used extensively by …   Wikipedia

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