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covering fire Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term covering fire .

covering fire Definition (US DoD)

Official definition of the United States Department of the term covering fire .

covering fire



(*) 1. Fire used to protect troops when they are within range of enemy small arms. 2. In amphibious usage, fire delivered prior to the landing to cover preparatory operations such as underwater demolition or minesweeping. See also fire. (US DoD)
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