Definition of Countermortar fire
1. Noun. Mortar fire intended to destroy or neutralize enemy weapons.
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Literary usage of Countermortar fire
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1. Howard's Hill and Other True Stories: Small Unit Marine Action in Vietnam by DIANE Publishing Company (1990)
"The countermortar fire silenced the enemy weapon. During that exchange, Sullivan took shrapnel in the leg. It slowed him down but did not impede his ..."
2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"... countermortar fire. See also fire. counterforce—(DOD) The employment of strategic air and missile forces in an effort to destroy, or render impotent, ..."