unobserved fire


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unobserved fire

Fire for which the points of impact or burst are not observed. See also fire.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.unobserved fire - fire for which the point of impact (the bursts) cannot be observed
firing, fire - the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
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Much of this was unobserved fire. I gave instructions that I wanted air spots, shore fire-control spots, and director spots at the targets which were worth shooting at.