high-angle fire

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Noun1.high-angle fire - fire from a cannon that is fired at an elevation greater than that for the maximum range
artillery fire, cannon fire - fire delivered by artillery
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High-angle fire with the Mark 19, an automatic grenade launcher that can fire up to 60 40mm grenades a minute, could come in handy if Marines engaged enemy personnel behind walls or other barriers, Marine Corps machine-gunners told the Times.
It also said that the test-fire was conducted under a high-angle fire system using a solid fuel engine, claiming that it proved the country "perfectly" possesses the core technology of the SLBM.
The high-angle fire of the 4.2-inch mortars was very effective in the mountainous terrain of Italy.

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