gun turret

(redirected from Gun turrets)
Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for gun turret

a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation

References in periodicals archive ?
But when it came to the interior, he tore up the plans and, with his builder, set about making the interior into the home he had envisaged, reflecting the foundation of the gun turret.
The rationale behind the Monarc was to develop a system that could use the gun turret from a PzH2000 self-propelled howitzer, but which could be mounted on a ship and would have a range of 21.
It prompted a smattering of complaints to The Register-Guard, which had run a story and photo on Sunday, appropriately I think, focusing on the oddity of a sunglass-wearing Santa perched behind a fake gun turret on the back of a troop transport.
Armoured vehicles with rotating machine gun turrets patrolled city streets.
Gun turrets spun around, gun barrels rose and fell and, possibly for the first time in many years, the torpedo tubes were swivelled to face an imaginary enemy, for our appreciation by Commander Talat, Lt Sherif Fathy and the crew.
By now, that rose-tinted, concrete block building featuring what looks like gun turrets is looking pretty good.
Lobsters are manning the gun turrets of tanks and crabs are trooping into 30-ton armoured cars.
In that way we'd save money on the armor plating and gun turrets.
The additional two hours may be spent outdoors, in a chain-link fenced box, ringed by concertina razor wire, under the gaze of gun turrets.
on May 31, 1916, during the Battle of Jutland, one of the main gun turrets of the British battlecruiser Lion was hit by a 12-inch German shell.
Chemical-agent-resistant coatings (CARCs) are applied to military vehicles, such as tanks, personnel carriers and equipment transporters, and to military vehicle components, such as antennae or gun turrets.
One interesting feature was that every nook and cranny and spare space, even the gun turrets, were crammed with brand new bicycles.
He served in the Korean Theater maintaining gun turrets on Air Force combat planes.
G Armadillo features three rotating gun turrets, a trap door, six wheels and a mobile front tread.
She's returned fire too, silencing gun turrets, diverting mine-laying smaller craft and intercepting merchant ships laden with supplies for pro-Gadaffi forces.