Barbette battery

See Barbette.

See also: Battery

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(5) Jervois was shown a model of a system of loading guns in an open barbette battery, but under cover of the parapet (to avoid the annoyance of shrapnel!) He was impressed and immediately telegraphed the Chief Secretary in South Australia, strongly recommending that the new Armstrong system should be purchased, and that instead of the Woolwich "service" gun, a new more powerful (3.5 calibres longer) piece of the same 10 inch calibre should be adopted.