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Synonyms for howitzer

a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range

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Although most truck mounted artillery development has been using 155mm weapons some efforts have been directed at the smaller 105mm howitzer.
BAE Systems is partnering with Indian private sector defense company Mahindra Defence Systems for the assembly of 120 ultralight howitzers, while the remaining 25 guns will be supplied within the next three years.
Var of artillery fires are being made by the Fyrtyna Howitzer Systems
Despite the lack of necessary documents, Maningding said Iriberri and the others allowed the entry into the country of the howitzer ammunition through the Port of Subic in Zambales.
The M198 Howitzers will be of the most use to the Army.
He continued working from home, continued from home, continued searching for the next searching for the next howitzer, and continued howitzer, and continued guiding his team with guiding his team with INSIGHT and integrity.
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In many ways this is a more potent "air mobile artillery" platform than the Chinook helicopter on which the ultra light howitzer would have to depend for mobility.
Abu Dhabi The orderbook of UK-based BAE Systems, a global defence, security and aerospace company, for lightweight 155mm howitzers is about $1.
Though Ellis was not involved with the first use of direct assault fire, sometimes the 8-inch howitzer came under his unit's supervision.
Weighing in at less than 4200kg, the revolutionary M777 is the world's first artillery weapon to make widespread use of titanium and aluminum alloys, resulting in a howitzer which is half the weight of conventional 155mm systems.
The M777 is the military's newest field artillery weapon, a lightweight 155mm towed howitzer developed jointly by the Army and Marine Corps.
It wasn't until they teased the bomb out of the soil with a garden fork they discovered it was a Howitzer artillery shell.
The concept is to arrange a summit meeting with the local tribal elders; then, to emphasize a point, the Canadian negotiator will have his gunners simply drop a 155-mm howitzer round into a nearby field.
Marine Corps expects to begin operating a new 155mm towed howitzer next spring.