gunport


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gunport

(ˈɡʌnˌpɔːt)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a porthole, or other opening, for a gun
Translations
Stückpforte
tykkiportti
kanonport
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The system will range from 60 kilowatts to 150 kilowatts and will be outfitted in the Ghostrider's 30mm gunport, he said.
He saw the red torrent gushing from a gunport and spilling down the ramparts of the Tower of London, like blood from an unstoppable wound.
Firstly, Danzilho showed a propensity to let himself be guided by his military judgment instead of his instructions, and delivered better work than specified--and thus more expensive--in those areas that would have mattered to a practical soldier: gunport embrasures, stronger parapets, improved gateways, additional bastions, and solidly flagstoned high-traffic areas over which guns might have to be hauled.
The two sides also agreed to install covers on the barrels of coastal artilleries and ship guns and close all gunports within the zones.
The base model of the Senator comes with perimeter gunports, escape hatches, perimeter view cameras, gas extraction system, siren/PA system, emergency lighting, military-grade mine protected seats, 3-point military-grade seatbelts and many other security systems and emergency equipment.
Just why she foundered remains unknown but she heeled heavily to starboard and water rushed in through the open gunports. As the ship began to sink, all manner of equipment and ammunition broke loose.
A lion figurehead and mermaids adorn the bow; and there are wreaths around the gunports and on the transom, a three-headed dragon, flags, the imperial crest and King Neptune riding on the sea.
The ministry official said the North had been observed closing gunports on heavy weapons installations guarding the Koreas' disputed Yellow Sea border.--AFP A.A.M
The whole structure was encircled by a defensive wall punctured by gunports.
October, 25 1812 the dismasted HMS Macedonia, her upper guns damaged and the ship rolling so badly her lower gunports dipped under water, lowered her colors and surrendered to USS United States commanded by Captain Stephan Decatur.
Both vehicles are equipped with side windows and gunports, access taking place from a rear door for the troops and from the two front side doors for the crew.