- general support artillery
- Artillery which executes the fire directed by the commander of the unit to which it organically belongs or is attached. It fires in support of the operation as a whole rather than in support of a specific subordinate unit. Also called GSA. See also direct support artillery; general support-reinforcing; reinforcing.
Military dictionary. 2000.
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