naval gunfire support


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naval gunfire support

Fire provided by Navy surface gun systems in support of a unit or units tasked with achieving the commander's objectives. A subset of naval surface fire support. Also called NGFS. See also naval surface fire support.
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It had Doyle reporting directly to him, while granting Doyle considerable discretion and unusually wide-ranging responsibilities, not only for the redeployment itself but for shipping protection, control of air support and naval gunfire support in the embarkation areas, and maintenance of the blockade along the Korean east coast.
Australia is providing naval gunfire support and special forces.
That month, USS New Jersey, together with allied warships, provided naval gunfire support to U.
Armed with a new advanced gun system and extended range guided munitions, the ship will provide naval gunfire support at a high rate of fire up to 100 miles inland.
The lethal combination of air power and naval gunfire support proved crucial to Operation Chromite's success.
He also presents the Navy's one-sided argument for a missile-armed "arsenal ship" to fill the critical shortfall in naval gunfire support.
The ADAWS (Action Data Automated Weapon System) command and control system is combat proven in anti-air warfare, fighter control, missile direction, naval gunfire support and anti submarine warfare.
The HOBART class will be capable of simultaneous operations in a multi-warfare environment, including anti-air, anti-surface, anti-submarine and naval gunfire support roles.

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