Hostile Fire


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Hostile Fire

A fire anywhere other than where it is controlled. Fires that spread from the fireplace to the carpet or from a bonfire to the pasture are both examples of hostile fire. Insurance covers damage caused by hostile fire. Hostile fire is also called unfriendly fire.
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We have no reason to believe at this time that hostile fire was responsible.
For commissioned officers, the monthly tax exclusion is capped at the highest enlisted pay, plus any hostile fire or imminent danger pay received.
While some troops fall to hostile fire, far more perish from avalanches and false steps into ice chasms that nature has camouflaged with snow.
112-1(e)(1), service in a combat zone includes service (1) in direct support of military operations in a combat zone or (2) that qualifies for special pay for duty subject to hostile fire or imminent danger.
Special pay for aviation career incentives, diving duty, foreign duty (that is, outside the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia), hostile fire, imminent danger and special duty assignment pay.
The international force in East Timor (Interfet) suffered its first casualty Sunday, an injury caused not by hostile fire but in an accident at Dili airport, Interfet commander Maj.
The researchers conclude that "thepostservice excess of traumatic deaths among Vietnam veterans is probably due to unusual stresses endured while stationed in a hostile fire zone.
During recent flight tests, this technology detected and declared, in real time, the location and trajectory of hostile fire from a variety of weapons.
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Navy and Marine Corps our demonstrated AAR-47 aircraft survivability system with Hostile Fire Indication
Each JATAS prototype system is a tightly integrated package consisting of a laser warning sensor to detect laser guided threats; a missile warning sensor to detect missile and hostile fire threats; and an open architecture processor to process sensor data and provide threat declaration.
NATO said in a statement the helicopter was brought down by hostile fire.