field artillery


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Synonyms for field artillery

movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)

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A third obstacle was the clash between American field artillery doctrine and the problems of supporting an army lacking in artillery with little experience in combined arms operations.
BAGHDAD, Iraq -- New computers and Internet capabilities were made possible for two local schools in the Al Adhamiya neighborhood of Baghdad with the help of soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division.
100 Years Ago William George Hudson (25), a native of Birmingham, was executed at Manchester yesterday for the murder of Bombardier Short of the Royal Field Artillery in Preston Barracks on February 16.
It is the automatic field artillery piece, the 115mm-boosted rocket XM-70.
Jones, of Abergele, to send this photograph of his father, the late John Jones, who was twice wounded while serving in the Royal Field Artillery during World War I.
Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (draft), U.
He served in World War II as an original member of the 101st Airborne Division and as a Captain in Field Artillery.
He served in World War II as an original member of the 101st Airborne Division and, as a Captain in the field Artillery, parachuted into Normandy on D-day.
The 116th consists of three armor battalions, a mechanized infantry battalion, a combat engineer battalion, a field artillery battalion and a support battalion.
Army as a field artillery unit commander and attack helicopter flight commander.
Howard is a special forces officer and the head of the academy's department of social sciences; Meese is his deputy in the department and a field artillery officer.
Mr Price explains that Harold served in the Battle of the Somme as a gunner in the Royal Field Artillery.
Royer, a resident of the area since 1927, is a World War II veteran, having served in the Pacific, in the 42 1st Rocket Field Artillery.
The effort includes electronic system technical support requirements for the M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzer and M992 field artillery ammunition supply vehicles.
Mission responsibility for this organization is to develop and manage security assistance programs for field artillery, mortars, small arms, aircraft armament, armor turrets and sets, kits and outfits.
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