Reconnaissance by fire

Reconnaissance by fire (or speculative fire, 'spec fire') is a tactic in which military units may fire on likely enemy positions to provoke a reaction.cite web
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title = Recon By Fire
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date = July 2, 2007
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] In the Iraq war, the irregular forces use a similar tactic, in which they brandish weapons or purposely draw suspicion, in order to learn about the rules of engagement of opposing forces.

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