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FIELD ARTILLERY COMMAND AND CONTROL PERSPECTIVES IN CONTEMPORARY OPERATIONS

Florin COTEȚ

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Throughout history, the mission of the field artillery was to destroy, neutralize, or suppress the enemy with cannon, rocket, or missile fires and to integrate all fire support assets into the combined arms operations. Field Artillery has inflicted more casualties than any other weapon system on post-19th century battlefields.
More recently, field artillery proved its role on the battlefield in the Operations Desert Storm, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, not to mention currently in Ukraine, where around 80 % of casualties are artillery related.

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