Caption: The forward observer
provides the eyes for modern artillery and often use high-powered optronics and laser rangefinders, These are now being linked to digital data transmission terminals that allow the download of pre formatted call for fire messages.
In February 1951, as one of only two officers serving as forward observers
in his company, First Lieutenant Barr called fire for more than 32 continuous hours to help thwart a division-size Chinese counteroffensive--a feat for which he received the Bronze Star Medal.
Bracketing the enemy; forward observers
in World War II.
The skill set required to call for and execute precision fires missions at the forward observer
level is complex.
1st Class Brandon Lemmons, a forward observer
with the regiment's Headquarters and Headquarters Company.
During those conversations, I learned this gentle man and gentleman had been commissioned a second lieutenant in the Auburn University ROTC as a forward observer
for the artillery.
The target designator will be used in conjunction with Simrad Optronics' forward observer
system FOI2000, currently under delivery.
Jim Dellinger, who was a sergeant and forward observer
in Vietnam, 1965-67.
According to UQM, the RST-V can be equipped for a variety of military applications, including forward observer
, forward air control, light strike, reconnaissance, battlefield ambulance and air defense.
The forward observer
for Tully's Bravo Company, First Lieutenant William Lund, ordered the batteries to mix point-detonating and time-fused high-explosive shells with white phosphorous rounds, saturating the enemy with a veritable shower of death.
If you're using forward observer
software (FOS), the "boot disk O: Auto 1" may need to be set differently.
The fire-control center modifies its commands to the guns in response to communicated inputs from a forward observer
who can see the target and the strikes of the rounds fired.