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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Otherwise, the main armament planned for the frigate consists of vertical launch missile systems, both anti-ship and Tomahawk type cruise missiles.
One of the areas of modernization of the T-64 tank is to improve the accuracy of control of the main armament to increase the likelihood of target destruction.
Additionally, numerous other sea activities were executed including simple manoeuvres), surface practice firing with main armament and search and rescue operations amongst others.
In addition to IFR, other sea activities will be MISCEX-830 (Simple Manoeuvres), RAS Approaches, Surface Practice Firing with main armament on KILLER TOMATO (floating balloon target), SVBSS Ops, SAR Exercise (responding to distress call of stranded boats), RAS (L) Token, cross deck landings, anti piracy demonstration by PN SSG (N), SAR Exercise (recovery of stranded personnel), CASEX C-2 (basic ASW coordinated Exercise) TBC, ASMDEX 0403/0404, MISCEX-832 (screen Exercise), MIOEX (identifying and classifying COI) and SURFEX 993 (MOD) (combined MIO boarding ops).
The 12-tons vehicle has also retained its main armament, allowing it to take on tanks and light fortifications.
The main armament of the tank is a 90-mm cannon M36, an auxiliary - two 7.62-millimeter and one 12.7 mm machine gun.
The critical role played by tanks; 106mm guns that were the main armament of a virtually unarmored, six-gun, tracked vehicle; and liberal use of tear gas in turning the tide in favor of US Marines fighting in Hue reminds us that combat in cities is very likely to be costly in terms of soldiers' lives, and even more so of noncombatants' lives, particularly when such large caliber weapons and nonlethal agents might well be proscribed by rules of engagement.
AR-15s are very adept at shooting school children and concertgoers but fail to suffice as a main armament for denying or controlling territory.
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. There are six smoke-grenade dischargers mounted on each side of the turret.
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.
Its main armament includes a 7.62 mm remote-control machine gun and a 125 mm smoothbore cannon.