Gatling gun


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an early form of machine gun having several barrels that fire in sequence as they are rotated

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The Hotchkiss firm had been established in France by an American engineer, Benjamin Hotchkiss, who had developed a multi-barreled, revolving cannon similar in concept to the Gatling Gun in the 1870s.
Still, a new close-air support aircraft could serve as a "flying Coke machine"--perhaps a "flying Swiss Army knife" would be a better analogy--that included a Gatling gun, a couple different missiles and a laser that could be attenuated from lethal to nonlethal scenarios.
Neil pulled the trigger of the Maxim, a Gatling gun and a historic Brown Bess rifle at a firing range as he examines the impact of mechanised warfare on the war in the film The Machine Gun And Skye's Band of Brothers.
James Glass, the H-60 Multi-Mission Helicopters program manager, the MH-60S is in the process of upgrading to the M197 20mm Gatling gun. The MH-60S is slated to receive the Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser-guided missile this Spring with the MH-60R slated to receive the capability by March 2015.
This episode of ECN's Engineering Update features stories about using graphene to keep electronics cooler, the Solar Impulse plane successfully completing a cross-country solar-powered flight, and a proof-of-concept Laser Gatling gun featuring six blue 1.4-watt Class 4 lasers.
The only real criticism I have is with the structure of the book --the first 140 pages are spent presenting the reader with an exhaustive history of automatic weapons development, beginning with the Gatling Gun through to the First World War's Bergmann MP18 submachine gun.
'Gat' Howard introduced the Gatling gun to Canada which deployed it to devastating effect during the Northwest Rebellion and later, the Boer War.
The robot made by Suidobashi Heavy Industry in Tokyo, is fitted with a futuristic weapons system, including a Gatling gun capable of shooting 6000 BB bullets a minute, which fires when the pilot in its one-man cockpit smiles.
AOAN Laticia Workman performs an inspection on an M61A-2 Vulcan 20 mm Gatling gun aboard USS George H.W.
david.jeffs@people.co.uk Mig-29 fighterCOST: pounds 29million CREW: 1 LENGTH: 17.37 m (57ft) WINGSPAN: 11.4 m (37 ft 3in) MAX SPEED: 1,500mph RANGE: 888miles WEAPONRY: 1x30mm GSh-30-1 cannon (150 rounds), up to 7,720lbs of weapons (including six air-to-air missiles and single nuclear bomb) Hind 'copter COST:pounds 20million CREW: 2-3 LENGTH: 17.5m (57ft 4in) WINGSPAN: 6.5 m (21ft 3in) MAX SPEED: 208mph RANGE: 280miles WEAPONRY: 12.7mm Yak-B Gatling gun. (1,470 rounds), fixed twin barrel guns (750 rounds), machines guns, up to 500kg of bombs
REVOLUTION DAY (ETHIOPIA) 1818: Richard Gatling, American inventor of the Gatling gun, was born in North Carolina.
The first crude hand grenade was introduced, as was the Gatling gun. Old Nelly was still the main means of transportation, but the logistics train became more dependent on the steam locomotive and river boats to move food, ammunition and materiel.
Marcus Gandy, a weapons loader with the 917th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, tells a group of Boy Scouts from Troop 391 in Hawkins, Texas, about the 30mm Gatling gun used on an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft during the 2011 Defenders of Liberty Air Show at Barksdale Air Force Base, La.
The initial range was too long, so the guns, with his one Gatling gun, pressed forward to within 150 metres of the fort, supported by the Gurkhas who had been leading the advance.
Over the last few days, with a Conservative government in power and Henry Cecil firing off winners like a Gatling gun, you might think we had been transported back to the early 1980s.