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- Artillery : Crew-served military devices for propelling payloads over distance
- Command and control : The combination of lawful authority over people and resources, coupled with the methods of directing their execution of missions and tasks directed at goals set by that authority
- M2 Bradley family fire support team vehicles : Carriers of forward observer teams, based on different versions of the M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle
- M981 fire support team vehicle : (FIST-V) Vehicle, based on the M113 armored personnel carrier, for carrying forward observers and forward air controllers
- Forward air controller : An individual or team, knowledgeable in both ground and air warfare, who coordinates close air support for a ground unit to which they are responsible
- Laser designator : A device that puts a distinctive, usually invisible, pattern of laser energy on an object, for purposes such as designating the target of a laser-guided bomb
- Laser rangefinder : A device, analogous to radar but using light rather than radio waves, which measures the distance to an object of interest.