fire support coordinating measure

Related to fire support coordinating measure: restrictive fire line

fire support coordinating measure

A measure employed by land or amphibious commanders to facilitate the rapid engagement of targets and simultaneously provide safeguards for friendly forces. Also called FSCM. See also fire support coordination.
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In the past, when faced with a large number of competing airspace users and limited command and control capabilities, it has generally been easier to deconflict competing demands for airspace by implementing procedural control methods that placed heavy emphasis on the increased use of airspace and fire support coordinating measures.
Fire support coordinating measures are doctrinally inadequate to synchronize many JCAS and AI fires required by the joint force commander's tactical and operational plans.

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