field of fire

the area covered by a weapon or group of weapons firing from a given position. Unabridged
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field of fire
the area that a weapon or group of weapons can cover with fire from a given position

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Example sentences
Training in the field of fire investigation is an on-going process.
The last purpose was to provide an open field of fire in which the defenders
  could shoot down attacking soldiers.
Most of his career was spent in the field of fire prevention.
Taking heavy fire, the helicopter lurched and attempted to take-off to
  extricate itself from the field of fire.
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