What quickly became apparent was the communication between the MCAS Futenma emergency operations center (EOC) and the firing battery was in its infantile stage.
What does FB stand for?
FB stands for Firing Battery
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We have 43 other meanings of FB in our Acronym Attic
- Financing Bill
- Fine Business (morse code used by ham radio operators)
- Finger Breadth
- Fire Base
- Fire Break
- Fire Builder (Mic-O-Say, Heart of America Council, Boy Scouts of America)
- Fire Bush
- Fireball (gaming)
- Firebat (Starcraft game)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Army's 1st Cavalry Division, commanded a firing battery that employed Excalibur in Iraq.
Despite the fact that GMLRS is a GS asset, regular, direct communications between the 1st BCT and the firing battery was essential.
The battalion staff was responsible for ensuring the firing battery met the five requirements for accurate predicted fire, overall command and control of the base defense plan for Camp Junction City and planning and executing ground maneuver.
Army echelons from weapons platoon to corps and in the Marine Corps from firing battery to Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters.
The remnants of 3-12 also conducted artillery training with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's firing battery, stationed in Okinawa, to maintain their artillery proficiency.
His Field Artillery experience includes serving as a Company Fire Support Officer, Battery Fire Direction Officer, Firing Battery Platoon Leader and Battalion Fire Support Officer in 5-29 FA, Fort Carson, Colorado.
Transforming a firing battery into a TAB is not an easy task, but feasible when leaders focus on the basics.