counterfire counterfire

Definition(s):

  • (n) fire intended to neutralize or destroy enemy weapons

Usage(s):

  1. Ngo Dinh Diem, long criticized for pacifism and procrastination, first ordered counterfire against the Binh Xuyen defenses.
  2. The Administration, however, will not be without material for counterfire.
  3. The Greeks began shooting, and they soon drew counterfire.

News

  • U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin contract for Counterfire Radar Production

    Syracuse, NY (SPX) Sep 10, 2013 The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin $206 million in additional orders for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53), a long-range counterfire radar that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection from indirect fire. This contract is for 19 Q-53 systems, formerly designated as EQ-36. To date Lockheed Martin has delivered 32 initial production systems to the U.S. Army and ...
    on September 10, 2013     Source: Space War

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