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Coast defence artillery. Heavy coast defence guns (approximately). Message in cipher or code. Same. Arc of fire. -All measures taken by a command to protect itself from observation, annoyance, or surprise attack by the enemy; and to obtain for itself the necessary freedom of action. The protection resulting from such measures. The safeguarding of military documents and mat6riel. ) the enemy. -To gain physical possession of, with or without force. -The process of the observer in determining from observation of the burst of a projectile whether the point of strike is right or left, over or short of the target.

Employment of technical means to place accurate fire on a target. -The resultant group of trajectories obtained when a series of projectiles are fired from the same gun whose data and position have remained the same. -Fire control includes all operations connected with the preparation and actual application of fire to a target. -Fire from different directions brought to bear upon a single point or area. -Artillery fire delivered for the express purpose of destruction and when it is reasonable to expect that relatively complete destruction can be attained.

An analysis of information to determine its probable intelligence value; that is, its accuracy, its credibility, and its application to the situation. British Same. Same. Same. Same. Same. Appreciation of the situation. Same. Assessment of value of intelligence report. 27 U. S. -An officer charged with the responsibility of supervising the work of the staff in a command not provided with a General Staff; generally, the second-in-command. No exact equivalent (the Adjutant, and not the second-incommand, performs these duties in the battalion or equivalent unit).

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