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What does FU stand for?

FU stands for Firing Unit

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In the Army's transformation plan, the Div Artys inactivate and a fewer number of Fires Brigades are created with a mix of firing units assigned based on mission requirements.
First they had to decide how best to provide responsive fires for three airborne infantry battalions and one mechanized infantry battalion from the two four-howitzer batteries and their Q-36 radar Second, they had to determine how to execute counterfire with two firing units without neglecting the infantry in the close fight.
OPFOR artillery commanders position a single howitzer/multiple rocket launcher (MRL) or up to battery-sized firing units on the battlefield while retaining the capability to mass the effects of multiple battalions at the decisive place and time.
The first element of an effective trigger is for something to happen tactically to get the firing unit ready to fire.