direct supporting fire


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direct supporting fire

Fire delivered in support of part of a force, as opposed to general supporting fire which is delivered in support of the force as a whole. See also supporting fire.
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Noun1.direct supporting fire - fire delivered in support of part of a force (as opposed to general supporting fire delivered in support of the force as a whole)
supporting fire - fire delivered by supporting units to protect or assist a unit in combat
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The Stryker Mobile Gun System's- (MGS) mission is to provide direct supporting fires to infantry squads during the assault.

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