What is another word for covering fire?

180 synonyms found


[ kˈʌvəɹɪŋ fˈa͡ɪ͡ə], [ kˈʌvəɹɪŋ fˈa‍ɪ‍ə], [ k_ˈʌ_v_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ f_ˈaɪə]

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How to use "Covering fire" in context?

When someone is under fire, they may need to cover fire in order to protect themselves. Covered fire is any form of fire used to protect someone else. This can include firing a warning shot, firing back at the attacker, or throwing a grenade. Covered fire can be used to protect allies, oneself, or a position.

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