division artillery


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division artillery

Artillery that is permanently an integral part of a division. For tactical purposes, all artillery placed under the command of a division commander is considered division artillery.
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Three Field Artillery observation airplanes, assigned to the 3rd Division Artillery, were transferred to the theater of operations aboard the US Navy Carrier Ranger.
In Western service, these systems are represented by the US Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS); the British Battlefield Artillery Targeting Equipment System (BATES); the French Atlas automated artillery-fire-support system; the German ADLER command, control, and weapon-deployment system; the Italian SIR; the Norwegian ODIN; and Israeli-supplied Division Artillery Command and Control System (DACCS) employed by Switzerland.
Eighth Army in Japan lacked corps-level support battalions, and division artillery battalions were all short one of their three firing batteries.
A gunner in the 49th London Division Artillery, he survived being gassed, shot in the leg and caught in a mortar bomb blast.
During the advance to the river (Phase I), a two-hour preparation by the 1CD division artillery (DIVARTY) focused on key command-and-control elements, enemy forces at the river, and divisional and regimental artillery groups that could range the river.
He was promoted as Brigadier to head an Armoured Division Artillery and an Infantry Brigade, and later as a Major General in an Infantry Division in Okara.
The chief of field artillery emphasizes degraded operations at fires conferences and at quarterly meetings with division artillery commanders, Saine said.
The reorganization entailed reflagging the 4th IBCT to the 2nd IBCT, adding the 1st battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, as a third infantry battalion, converting the brigade special troops battalion to the 9th Brigade Engineer Battalion, aligning the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, under division artillery, and adding two forward support companies.
Late in the afternoon, with surprise no longer a consideration, the division artillery a shelled the area so accurately that the regiment's 1st Battalion regained mobility.
Those colonels (formerly division artillery commanders) and brigadier generals (formerly corps artillery commanders) who served as the senior FSCOORDs had the training, experience, confidence, and access to the senior maneuver and JTF commanders that our current field artillery commanders do not.
The battalion was designed to carry thirty-six 4.2-inch-diameter mortars (with each shell weighing about 25 pounds) for a total firepower effect that is equivalent to the standard weapon of a division artillery brigade--the 105-millimeter howitzer.
The Division Artillery (DIVARTY) BFA would use this information with other intelligence to choose the optimum location to site the MLRS observer.

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