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Intensive prearranged fire delivered when the imminence of the enemy attack is discovered. (DOD only) It is designed to: break up enemy formations; disorganize the enemy's systems of command, communications, and observation; decrease the effectiveness of artillery preparation; and impair the enemy's offensive spirit. See also fire.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||counterpreparation fire - intensive prearranged fire delivered when the immanence of enemy attack is discovered|
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