accuracy of fire


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accuracy of fire

The precision of fire expressed by the closeness of a grouping of shots at and around the center of the target.
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During the preparation for the next stage, the teams conducted the adjustment fire and zeroing of weapons to achieve accuracy of fire.
Following this, North Korea's state media reported that military drills had taken place in the country for "assessing (the military's) ability to handle large-calibre long-range artillery and tactical guided weapons, as well as the accuracy of fire missions and the combat capability of defence units."
On May 5, North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said that military drills had taken place on the country's Eastern coast, which were aimed at "assessing [the military's] ability to handle large-caliber long-range artillery and tactical guided weapons, as well as the accuracy of fire missions and the combat capability of defense units".
The final stage of the competition was a tank carousel, which required in its performance not only the skill and accuracy of fire from the gun, but also demonstration of the ability of the platoon in the ability to perform a common task.
In order to improve the accuracy of fire detection, this paper puts forward the comprehensive classification method.
Major Bell commented that "I have the honor to state, that the carbine was to-day fired with forty rounds, at three hundred and fifty yards, and performed remarkably well, the accuracy of fire at that distance not being exceeded heretofore at this place."