That is coupled with both ADA and FA strike capabilities--striking the threat round in the air, if possible, or counter-striking the threat firing unit, both with munitions or ground forces.
What does FU stand for?
FU stands for Firing Unit
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- Military and Government
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We have 8 other meanings of FU in our Acronym Attic
- Farmacias Unidas (Guatemala)
- Fatih University (Istanbul, Turkey)
- Feati Universtiy
- Felix Unger (The Odd Couple)
- Field Unit (US DoD)
- File Upload
- Fine Used (philately)
- Finlandia University
- Fire & Update
- Fire Unit
Samples in periodicals archive:
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.
In processing missions, firing units should use IPs selectively.
The first element of an effective trigger is for something to happen tactically to get the firing unit ready to fire.
The article says, "The distances assume that the firing unit has had its fires adjusted onto the target by an observer" [I added the emphasis].
A second effective use of the TAI was to attach them to friendly firing units.