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fire control system

A group of interrelated fire control equipments and/or instruments designed for use with a weapon or group of weapons.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.fire control system - naval weaponry consisting of a system for controlling the delivery of fire on a military target
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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This light pulse hits the target and is reflected back, allowing the fire-control system to calculate the distance based on the time it takes the light pulse to travel," Fish said.
In spite of the fact that the ensemble was still devoid of a proper fire-control system, the results were pretty astonishing both in indirect and direct firing modes.
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The vehicle also has a digital fire-control system that can receive fire missions and help its five-man crew aim the mortar more accurately.
The primary fire-control system is the powerful Tor electro-optical (EO) system, developed by the Zenit factory in Krasnogorsk.
Other elements within the programme include the introduction of new colour tactical displays and low light/infrared cameras together with a full refurbishment of the vessels' overall fire-control system.
Radstone's processors and memory modules form part of an improved computerised fire-control system for the US Army's Multiple Launch Rocket System, which is also in use with the British Army, as well as several European Nato defence forces.
In April 2012, Pourdastan underlined the army's high capability to produce different hi-tech military tools and weapons, including a modern fire-control system mounted on the home-made Zolfaqar Tanks.
The fire-control system includes a Kollsman (Merrimack, NH) DNRS-288 day/night sight and incorporates a Galileo Avionica (Campi Bisenzio, Italy) TILDE FC second-generation thermal imager.
The upgrade, to be undertaken over five years, involves the replacement of the command system (by Tacticos), some sensors, including the Mirador electro-optic sensor, LW08 radar and WM25/Stir fire-control system, and the navigation, engine control and fire fighting systems.
The system includes the SPY-1D radar transmitter and MK99 fire-control system supplied by Raytheon.