Artillery A-METTs need to refresh manual gunnery skills prior to deployment, and be prepared to learn the Afghan fire direction system once they arrive in theater.
What does FDS stand for?
FDS stands for Fire Direction System
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- Finance Disbursing Section
- Financial Data Services (various companies)
- Financial Data Supplement
- Financial Data System
- Financial Decision Support
- Financial Document Services (government compliance and transactional documentation)
- Fine Defective Structure
- Fine Digital Sun Sensor
- Finnish Death Squad (gaming clan)
- Fire Detection System
Samples in periodicals archive:
Rudimentary by modern standards, the MBC remains a viable back-up fire direction system for many Guard and Reserve units.
Centaur is a handheld, automated technical fire direction system that serves as a backup to AFATDS or as the initial occupation system for fire direction solutions.
They also are characterized by networked intelligence; robust communications systems; fire direction systems that cut sensor-to-shooter times to shorter intervals than ever before; and their ability to control electronic warfare (EW) assets and integrate them closely with fires.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Computer meteorological (Met) data is entered manually by the operator or received electronically from an advanced FA tactical data system (AFATDS) or fire direction system (FDS).
We also need to simplify and integrate our digital systems and improve our gun display units (GDUs) and lightweight fire direction systems.
The Div Arty also conducted "Thunder in the Desert," a live-fire exercise (LFX), to validate the recently fielded advanced FA tactical fire direction system (AFATDS) software.
Occasionally, systems had modem failures, but communications among local area network (LAN), variable message format (VMF) and tactical fire direction system (TACFIRE) protocols were extremely reliable as compared to the previous versions of AFATDS software.