field gun


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  • noun

Synonyms for field gun

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

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Weatherby has set us up for a repeat performance, debuting the Orion as the basic black field gun at a working-man's price with plans to add indulgences as grades increase.
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James, who later served on the aircraft carrier Hermes, also took part in the gruelling Royal Navy field gun competition at the Royal Tournament - where two teams had to man-haul a field gun and its equipment over and through a series of obstacles in the shortest time.
Other attractions include a display of military vehicles, a military village and a field gun.
THE blast of a restored field gun led a 21-gun salute celebrating the Queen's 87th birthday yesterday.
It's a youth field gun and although not really designed for "tacticoolness," is very short and handy.
SIR - In 1956 I was in the Royal Navy's Devonport Field Gun Crew whose base was HMS Drake in Devonport and subsequently Devonport Dockyard remained the home for the Devonport Field Gun Association.
IN 1956 I was in the RoyalNavy''s Devonport Field Gun Crew whose base was HMS Drake in Devonport and subsequently Devonport Dockyard remained the home for the Devonport Field Gun Association.
This year it features more than 700 armed service personnel and includes a dramatic field gun race and deathdefying motorcycle stunts.
Tim was in the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm for five years and was also a member of the Navy's prestigious field gun crew.
So the next time I get to this restaurant, I'll try to summon enough courage to try the cocktail it's named after, the champagne, cognac and lemon juice mixture that honors a World War I field gun, both known as a French 75.
First there is a handful of large objects including a jump-jet, a tank, a field gun, a fire trailer -- and oddly a Trabant car.
A shell landed close to the field gun on which he was working.
He claimed yesterday the Ministry of Defence could no longer afford the show, most famous for the Field Gun Challenge.
The Swedish Bofors field gun manufacturer paid huge bribes to Congress politicians and officials, it is alleged, in order to secure a $1.