direct support artillery


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direct support artillery

Artillery whose primary task is to provide fire requested by the supported unit.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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"The going-in position was 'well, this support battalion or this direct support artillery, or engineers will be trained by their units.
Even the 3rd BCT's direct support artillery battalion had been sent to support other units several times, eventually firing in support of all of the maneuver brigades of the 3rd Division at one time or another.

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