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In military usage, '''fire control''' is concerned with the techniques and equipment to designate weapons to be launched, launching them, and, especially when not [[precision-guided munition]]s, adjusting subsequent projectile launches so they achieve the desired effect.
  
In military usage, '''fire control''' is concerned with the techniques and equipment to designate weapons to be launched, launching them, and, especially when not [[precision-guided munition]]s, adjusting subsequent projectile launches so they achieve the desired effect.
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For example, the Mark 99 Fire Control System is concerned with selecting and triggering the launch of missiles from a [[U.S. Navy]] shipboard [[vertical launch system]]. [[Forward observer]]s communicate with the units actually operating [[indirect fire]] weapon such as [[howitzer]]s and [[mortar]]s, giving them initial targeting information, and then correcting the information to bring fire onto the target.

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In military usage, fire control is concerned with the techniques and equipment to designate weapons to be launched, launching them, and, especially when not precision-guided munitions, adjusting subsequent projectile launches so they achieve the desired effect.

For example, the Mark 99 Fire Control System is concerned with selecting and triggering the launch of missiles from a U.S. Navy shipboard vertical launch system. Forward observers communicate with the units actually operating indirect fire weapon such as howitzers and mortars, giving them initial targeting information, and then correcting the information to bring fire onto the target.