Definition of Close supporting fire

1. Noun. Fire on enemy troops or weapons or positions that are near the supported unit and are the most immediate and serious threat to it.

Generic synonyms: Supporting Fire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Close Supporting Fire

close off
close one's eyes
close order
close out
close protection
close quarter
close quarters
close ranks
close season
close set(p)
close shave
close shaves
close stool
close stoole
close support
close supporting fire (current term)
close the door on
close the face
close the stable door after the horse has bolted
close to
close to home
close to one's vest
close to the vest
close to the wind
close together(p)
close up
close up shop

Literary usage of Close supporting fire

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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also close supporting fire; deep supporting fire; supporting fire. disaffected person—(DOD) A person who is alienated or estranged from those in ..."

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