artillery unit

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Noun1.artillery unit - an army unit that uses big gunsartillery unit - an army unit that uses big guns  
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
battery - group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
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The raising day, which is known as Gunners day, is observed every year on September 28 to mark the raising of first Indian Artillery Unit 5 (Bombay) Mountain Battery on this momentous day in 1827.
Al Hayya is a father whose eldest, Hamza Al Hayya, was commander of the artillery unit for the Al Qassam Brigades in eastern Gaza City.
The artillery unit is being posted to the Iraqi capital in the New Year to collect top consular officials from the city's airport and make sure they get to the heavily fortified conclave at the Green Zone in one piece.
The maintenance of the Royal Artillery unit and other barracks across the UK was awarded to Midlands-based Carillion Enterprise.
Ingram said: 'There are not any proposals currently under consideration that will affect the continued basing of 45 Commando RM or the Royal Artillery unit at Royal Marines Condor.
Persson, in the National Guard for seven years, was called to duty with his field artillery unit.
He entered the British Army in 1958 for mandatory training, spending most of the two-year tour of duty clerking the Royal Artillery unit at Bulford.
Meanwhile, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Saturday paid a visit to a front-line artillery unit responsible for the North's 2010 artillery attack on a South Korean island, according to the North's state media.
Upon arrival at the celebration's site, an artillery unit fired a 21-gun salute, welcoming the King who was accompanied by her Majesty Queen Rania Al-Abdullah.
He has quite a distinguished military career, eventually becoming a general, and having belonged to the Bengal Artillery Unit and seeing combat during both Anglo-Sikh wars.
Army veteran, serving in Germany for two years in with the heavy artillery unit.
At the grand opening, Amscot Financial will present a $1,000 contribution to the "Soldier Support Fund," organized by the Family Readiness Group of the Florida National Guard's 2/116 Field Artillery unit, headquartered in Lakeland.