Cedat Fortuna Peritis

Cedat Fortuna Peritis

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From its humble beginnings as the School of Fire for Field Artillery in 1911, the Field Artillery School emerged as a worldwide leader in training and educating field artillerymen and developing fire support tactics, doctrine, organizations, and systems. Recognizing the inadequate performance of the Armya€™s field artillery during the Spanish-American War of 1898, the emergence of modern field artillery, and indirect fire, President Theodore Roosevelt directed the War Department to send Captain Dan T. Moore of the 6th Field Artillery Regiment to Europe in 1908-1909. While there, Moore observed European field artillery training and found the German Artillery School at Juterborg with its emphasis on practical exercises, new methods of shooting, and testing new material to be particularly impressive. Based on this, Moore enthusiastically encouraged the War Department to develop a field artillery school along the lines of the German school and received the mission to establish the School of Fire for Field Artillery at Fort Sill.Based upon analysis during the first part of 2004, the Field Artillery School concluded that the Precision Guidance Kit would vastly improve the accuracy of 105-mm. and 155-mm. projectiles and reduce the number of rounds required for eachanbsp;...

Title:Cedat Fortuna Peritis
Author:Boyd L. Dastrup
Publisher:Maroon Ebooks - 2015-03-10


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