high angle fire

high angle fire

Fire delivered at angles of elevation greater than the elevation that corresponds to the maximum range of the gun and ammunition concerned; fire, the range of which decreases as the angle of elevation is increased.
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Recently AMWS has added several OEF-focused injects into the basic course program of instruction (POI) to include animal packing, field expedient aerial resupply, high angle fire live-fire exercises, and soldier load management.
After yon occupy a firing position, send your grid coordinates to your fire support element (FSE) and ensure they subsequently send it to the Q36/ Q37 radar teams so they do not mistake your high angle fire for enemy mortars.