antiaircraft gun


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Noun1.antiaircraft gun - artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanesantiaircraft gun - artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
Bofors gun - an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
predictor - a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival
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DROUGHT In May, there were claims the North executed defence chief Hyon Yong-chol by putting him in front of an antiaircraft gun at a firing range.
South Korea's spy agency told politicians in May that Kim ordered the execution of his defence chief Hyon Yong Chol with an antiaircraft gun for complaining about the young ruler.
Contract award: przeprowadzeniea service overhaul of the 23 mm antiaircraft gun zu-23-2 and zur -23-2s.
So when they tweeted a picture of a Ford pickup in December with an antiaircraft gun blazing from the truck bed, he probably missed it.
She travelled to Han oi, capital She travelled to Han oi, capital of North Vietnam, in 1972 and of North Vietnam, in 1972 and controversy turned to notoriety controversy turned to notoriety when she was pictured when she was pictured laughing and clappi ng sitting laughing and clappi ng sitting on a North Vietnamese anti–on a North Vietnamese antiaircraft gun, somet hing she aircraft gun, somet hing she insists was out of co ntext.
A Czech-built ZSU-37, four-barrel, 37mm antiaircraft gun greeted our arrival Beiet Uen--it could have downed a Hercules at any time--and all the men we observed had AK-47s.
Use GPS-enabled mapping to walk Pointe du Hoc, and see the German Observation Bunker, the 155mm Gun Emplacements, the Antiaircraft Gun Position, and more.
The machine gun was used as an antiaircraft gun on the turrets of 'Soviet T-55 and T-62 tanks and as a main gun on the BTR-155 armored troop carrier.
The author demonstrates her skepticism about how Fonda could have been so naive regarding the repercussions of her radio broadcasts about discontinuing the bombing of North Vietnamese dikes and her decision to sit on the antiaircraft gun.
There was a Bren antiaircraft gun, a Sten submachine gun and a Thompson submachine gun, along with hand grenades, a Willy's US Army Jeep, tin hats and other items.
Langley's anti-aircraft guns pointed skyward as did those of her escorts, USS Whipple (DD 217) and USS Edsall (DD 219), each with a 3-inch antiaircraft gun and several machine guns.
These military engineers were enlarging and modernizing facilities at Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks, building antiaircraft gun sites, and bomb-proofing coastal fortifications.