Military. the technique of bringing fire from a group of rifle and automatic weapons to bear on specified targets.
muskets collectively.
musketeers collectively.

1640–50; < French mousqueterie. See musket, -ry Unabridged
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musketry (ˈmʌskɪtrɪ)
1.  muskets or musketeers collectively
2.  the technique of using small arms

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The rattle of the musketry fire and frequently the wounded coming back
  indicated quite a fierce struggle.
From the ranks the dire peal of the musketry breaks.
Barlow pushed forward with great vigor, under a heavy fire of both artillery
  and musketry, through thickets and swamps.
But the sound of his artillery and musketry was heard incessantly.
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