naval surface fire support
Fire provided by Navy surface gun and missile systems in support of a unit or units. Also called NSFS. See also fire support.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • fire support team — A team provided by the field artillery component to each maneuver company and troop to plan and coordinate all supporting fires available to the unit, including mortars, field artillery, naval surface fire support, and close air support… …   Military dictionary

  • Naval gunfire support — USS Iowa (BB 61) fires a full broadside of nine 16 in/50 and six 5 in/38 guns during a target exercise near Vieques Island, Puerto Rico, 1 July 1984. Naval gunfire support (NGFS) (also known as shore bombardment) is the use of …   Wikipedia

  • Naval artillery — Men of USS Kearsarge firing a smoothbore Dahlgren gun during the Battle of Cherbourg in 1864. Naval artillery, or naval riflery, is artillery mounted on a warship for use in naval warfare. Naval artillery has historically been used to engage… …   Wikipedia

  • Naval Air Station South Weymouth — NAS South Weymouth in 1954 IATA: NZW – ICAO: KNZW – FAA LID: NZW …   Wikipedia

  • naval ship — Introduction       the chief instrument by which a nation extends its military power onto the seas. Warships protect the movement over water of military forces to coastal areas where they may be landed and used against enemy forces; warships… …   Universalium

  • Naval weaponry of the People's Liberation Army Navy — The People s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) is the naval branch of the People s Liberation Army (PLA), the armed forces of the People s Republic of China. The PLAN force consists of approx. 250,000 men and over a hundred major combat vessels,… …   Wikipedia

  • Naval Ordnance Laboratory — The Naval Ordnance Laboratory (NOL), now disestablished, formerly located in White Oak, Maryland was the site of considerable work that had practical impact upon world technology. The White Oak site of NOL has now been taken over by the Food and… …   Wikipedia

  • Naval Air Station North Island — NAS North Island Halsey Field IATA: NZY – ICAO: KNZY – FAA LID: NZY Summary …   Wikipedia

  • Naval Battle of Guadalcanal — Part of the Pacific Theater of World War II …   Wikipedia

  • Naval operations in the Dardanelles Campaign — Part of Gallipoli Campaign in the First World War Th …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”