Definition of Supporting fire
1. Noun. Fire delivered by supporting units to protect or assist a unit in combat.
Specialized synonyms: Close Supporting Fire, Deep Supporting Fire, Direct Supporting Fire
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Literary usage of Supporting fire
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1. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also cime supporting fire; deep supporting fire; direct supporting fire. supporting forces—(DOD) Forces stationed in, or to be deployed to, ..."
2. Small Arms Instructors Manual: An Intensive Course, Including Official "C by Reginald H. Sayre, Stowe Phelps, Gerard P. Herrick, Small arms instruction corps (1917)
"Mutual supporting fire is the supporting fire of units advancing alternately by rushes. The supporting unit must avoid endangering the unit being supported ..."
3. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"IB, C, D) are located east of the Rocky Mountains and west of the area capable of supporting fire-maintained grassland. The western steppes of the ..."
4. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"One of the most fundamental technologies supporting fire control is optics. The fire control division has extensive in-house capabilities to support ..."