artillery piece

артиллерийское орудие

English-Russian Dictionary of Military Terms and Abbreviations. . 2001.

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  • Artillery — For other uses of the term, see Artillery (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancient …   Wikipedia

  • Artillery —    By the start of the WARS OF THE ROSES in the late 1450s, artillery had been in use in northern Europe for over a century, and most civil war armies included at least a small artillery force.    The pace of advancement in European gun… …   Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • Artillery (disambiguation) — Artillery may refer to any of the following:*Artillery, referring to any engine used for the discharge of large projectiles during war. ** A single piece of artillery may be referred to as a gun or a cannon *Artillery (computer game), a loosely… …   Wikipedia

  • artillery — /ahr til euh ree/, n. 1. mounted projectile firing guns or missile launchers, mobile or stationary, light or heavy, as distinguished from small arms. 2. the troops or the branch of an army concerned with the use and service of such weapons. 3.… …   Universalium

  • artillery — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ field ▪ heavy ▪ The enemy has enough heavy artillery to win the war. ▪ anti aircraft ▪ air defence/air defense …   Collocations dictionary

  • artillery —    1. American    a hypodermic needle    From loading the charge and the explosive effect:     ... a piece of community artillery passed from junkie to junkie. (Wambaugh, 1975)    2. armed supporters of a gangster    The weapons used are pistols …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Designations of Russian towed artillery — The official designations of Russian/Soviet towed artillery systems consists of three sequential parts – weapon caliber, weapon type, and finally a unique identifier for each variant. This system is descended from the later Russian Empire, but… …   Wikipedia

  • Nuclear artillery — Upshot Knothole Grable, a 1953 test of a nuclear artillery projectile at Nevada Test Site (photo depicts an artillery piece with a 280 mm bore (11 inch), and the explosion of its artillery shell at a distance of 10 km (6.2 mi)) …   Wikipedia

  • Barrage (artillery) — A German barrage falling on Allied trenches at Ypres, probably during the second battle in 1915. A barrage is a line or barrier of exploding artillery shells, created by the co ordinated aiming of a large number of guns firing continuously. Its… …   Wikipedia

  • Field artillery — [ Union Army gun squad at drill, c. 1860.] Field artillery is a category of mobile artillery used to support armies in the field. These weapons are specialized for mobility and tactical efficiency, and not for long range nor sheer destructive… …   Wikipedia

  • Rocket artillery — is a type of artillery equipped with rocket launchers instead of conventional guns or mortars. Types of rocket artillery pieces include multiple rocket launchers. HistoryPre modern historyThe use of rockets as some form of artillery dates back to …   Wikipedia

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