Salvo Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

salvo

Term Source:

1.) In naval gunfire support, a method of fire in which a number of weapons are fired at the same target simultaneously.

2.) In close air support or air interdiction operations, a method of delivery in which the release mechanisms are operated to release or fire all ordnance of a specific type simultaneously.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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