main armament

main armament

The request of the observer or spotter to obtain fire from the largest guns installed on the fire support ship.
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The Marlin 40s high performance, flexibility and low weight make it the ideal solution for a ships main armament and/or secondary armament, providing valuable protection from maneuverable threats both in the air and on the surface (AAW, ASuW).
The ships' Leonardo/Selex IPN-S CMS integrates its NA-25XM fire control radar which provides targeting information for its Leonardo/ OTO Melara 76/62mm Super Rapide main armament, and two Rheinmetall MLG-27 27mm guns.
The machine gun mount with two-axis stabilization enables the tank commander to deliver effective fire from his station inside the vehicle at a halt and on the move independently of the main armament.
The Knud Rasmussen's main armament consists of a 76mm gun as well as two 12.
IN THE early 1960s British World War II warships were being re-fitted and sold off to foreign navies, many being 6-inch cruisers so-called as that was the main armament - very similar to HMS Belfast, now moored opposite the tower of London.
While out-numbered, the Graf Spee heavily out-gunned each of the Royal Navy attackers and bearing towards them turned its main armament of six 11in (28cm) guns on HMS Exeter, badly damaging the British cruiser.
The main armament of the cruiser includes twenty-four P-700 "Granit" anti-ship cruise missiles.
The ship is fitted with state-of-the art communication and navigation equipment like Integrated Bridge Management System and 30 mm CRN-91 gun as main armament.
His grandfather served on HMS Hood before the war and while they were at Malta most of the crew assembled on the battlecruiser's forecastle around the main armament for a photograph.
The missile is being assessed to provide the main armament for the Royal Navy's AW 159 Lynx Wildcat helicopter and the French Navy's NH90 and Panther helicopters.
1) In July 1948, the Army concluded that there was no longer a requirement for a main armament flamethrower and the T-35 experiment was cancelled.
It carries a 510-man crew and its main armament is the Bazalt cruise missile, which weighs six tons, has a speed of Mach 2.