danger close

danger close

In close air support, artillery, mortar, and naval gunfire support fires, it is the term included in the method of engagement segment of a call for fire which indicates that friendly forces are within close proximity of the target. The close proximity distance is determined by the weapon and munition fired. See also call for fire; final protective fire.
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But, master, wouldn't you do well to take some rest yourself, as there's no danger close on us just now?
Another of his qualities is his ability to lose his man, a factor that makes him a danger close to the opponents' area," the statement added.
A must-read is Beyond the Danger Close by Hub Gray which includes documentation acknowledged by many authorities and Kapyong battle veterans in support of recognizing Mike Levy for his unheralded brave actions.
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Beyond this instance, a well-weaponeered "danger close" shot can end with a friendly casualty--the risk we accept with danger close.
Interestingly the game is split between two developers with the singleplayer campaign developed by Danger Close and multiplayer by Dice.
Interestingly, development of the game has been split between Danger Close, who have created the single player experience, and DICE, the team behind the absorbing Battlefield: Bad Company 2.
This article ought to be read in conjunction with a book reviewed in Air Power History last year, Steve Call's Danger Close, Tactical Air Controllers in Afghanistan and Iraq.
In fact, we've taken it a step further; we're using bombers in an actual close air support role, a tactical role that no one envisioned even 10 years ago: dropping bombs at danger close ranges in support of ground forces on the move and in contact with the enemy.
They were always a big danger close to our line and they scored two tries from pack-surges in the wake of line-outs.
This article intends to stir dialogue of our current approach to training on this tactic and proposes an increased depth of analysis of danger-close fire missions beyond our current doctrine that narrowly determines danger close exclusively by weapon, ammunition, and distance.