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COORDINATED ILLUMINATION FIRE [1 record]

Record 1 2002-02-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Land Forces
  • Field Artillery
  • Weapon Systems
DEF

A type of fire in which the firing of illuminating and high-explosive projectiles is coordinated to provide illumination of the target and surrounding area only at the time required for spotting and adjusting the fire.

OBS

coordinated illumination fire: term and definition standardized by NATO.

OBS

See also continuous illumination fire.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Forces terrestres
  • Artillerie de campagne
  • Systèmes d'armes
DEF

Tir dans lequel des projectiles éclairants et à explosifs brisants sont utilisés de façon coordonnée de manière à n'éclairer l'objectif et l'espace avoisinant qu'au moment de l'observation et du réglage du tir.

OBS

tir éclairant coordonné: terme et définition normalisés par l'OTAN.

OBS

Voir aussi tir éclairant continu.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ejército de tierra
  • Artillería de campaña
  • Sistemas de armas
DEF

Tipo de tiro en el que se coordinan los proyectiles de iluminación y los de alto explosivo para iluminar la zona del blanco y sus alrededores solamente el tiempo necesario para observar los impactos o explosiones y poder así ajustar el tiro.

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