field gun


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field gun

n
(Military) a gun specially designed for service in direct support of front-line troops
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Noun1.field gun - movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)field gun - movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)
artillery, heavy weapon, ordnance, gun - large but transportable armament
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It was only about five, however, that a field gun reached Chobham for use against the first body of Martians.
Among the field guns on the brow of the hill the general in command of the rearguard stood with a staff officer, scanning the country through his fieldglass.
For the first time Victory saw the likeness of a horse, and she was much affected by a huge oil which depicted some ancient cavalry charge against a battery of field guns.
The bands will be joined by exciting displays including field gun, dog display teams and many other performers culminating in a spectacular grand finale featuring over 1,000 performers.
Out to deny him of a three-peat are Joe Bernard Sarmiento and Jose Manuel Arao, as the field gun to dislodge Baniqued out of his throne in the grueling 12.
The cannon was produced based on drawings of a Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun.
The 60-year-old got to fire the 25-pounder field gun, which was loaded with blank demo shells.
In the above photograph showing members of the field gun team, Harry is sitting second from the right wearing the uniform of Chief Petty Officer Instructor.
It is a standard field gun with a modified fixed choke and a vent rib.
The Model 555 is a darn nice field gun, but it had one minor foible in addition to the heavy lower trigger.
The Ministry of Defense allocated a field gun, which will be placed in the complex as a symbol of victory and heroism of the Soviet soldiers from Kyrgyzstan.
There's also a British Army field gun that was the first gun to be used at a royal funeral --that of Queen Victoria.