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Official US DoD Definition of danger close

Authored By Staff Writer | Last Updated: 3/27/2014

Definition of the United States Department of Defense military term "danger close ".

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danger close


In close air support, artillery, mortar, and naval gunfire support fires, it is the term included in the method of engagement segment of a call for fire which indicates that friendly forces are within close proximity of the target. The close proximity distance is determined by the weapon and munition fired. See also call for fire; final protective fire.