fire control system


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fire control system

A group of interrelated fire control equipments and/or instruments designed for use with a weapon or group of weapons.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fire control system - naval weaponry consisting of a system for controlling the delivery of fire on a military target
naval weaponry - weaponry for warships
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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