fire support coordination

Related to fire support coordination: fire support coordination line

fire support coordination

The planning and executing of fire so that targets are adequately covered by a suitable weapon or group of weapons.
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The concept of tying IHLs to fire support coordination measures is valuable, but may be outdated.
Their approach to that task, however, was markedly different from that of their predecessor, especially with regards to training and fire support coordination.
A battalion fire support coordination exercise was conducted by the Soldiers of 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.
This included two infantry captains and a fire support coordination cell for maneuver and fires expertise.
There were difficulties coordinating joint battlespace, especially with Fire Support Coordination Lines, and some continuing shortfalls in integration and information sharing.
While procedural control methods will remain a mainstay of airspace and fires integration for the foreseeable future, the integration of personnel from both Services who are directing and monitoring ongoing operations permits dynamic coordination, activation, and deactivation of airspace and fire support coordination measures rather than "buying airspace today for tomorrow's war.
Placement and use of the fire support coordination line during Operation Iraqi Freedom represents just one example of this seam.
The placement of the fire support coordination line was indeed the most obvious bone of contention.
Much discussion and research have been accomplished on the fire support coordination line (FSCL) emplacement and utility.
The mission of JIISO is to increase the integration and interoperability of Special Operations and conventional forces for the joint force commander during the planning and execution of maneuver and fire support coordination during tactical operations.
The system calculates ballistic solutions and provides fire support coordination measures with functionality.
Flying the UK-1N "Huey" and AK-1W Super Cobra, provides combat utility helicopter support, attack helicopter fire support and fire support coordination during amphibious and subsequent ashore operations.

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