field gun

  1. movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)
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How To Use field gun In A Sentence

  • A battery of field guns had been increasing its activity over the last hour, Reeves reported.
  • In an old brickfield, the advance was again stayed by a battery of field guns firing point blank.
  • It should be explained here that the word Teuton is used advisedly, for in reality it is to the Austrians before the Germans that the development of the 11-inch and bigger field gun, with its special carriage and caterpillar-tread wheels owes its existence. Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights
  • Two Brazilian regiments were ordered to the Campo, field guns trained on the barracks, and a deputation of senators sent to parley with the rebels.
  • A battery of field guns had been increasing its activity over the last hour, Reeves reported.
  • They include field guns, which fire with a flat trajectory, howitzers and mortars, which have arching trajectories, antitank guns, firing high-velocity shot, and self-propelled guns.
  • Two 12 lb field guns and limbers in the RAN are fitted to the gun carriage configuration.
  • The cabinet contained drawers full of miniature soldiers - armies which went back to Roman and ancient Greek times, with all the accoutrements of war through the ages, from siege towers and ballistae to the howitzers and field gunsjust coming into service before the First World War. Final Resting Place of The Pen
  • The artillery support for this regiment is called light … which means 57mm field guns, firing over open sights. Book at Bedtime
  • Next day the shamefaced deputies of the Riksdag were forced to walk between lines of troops with fixed bayonets to assemble in a Parliament Hall surrounded by field guns, each with an artillerist standing behind it with a lighted taper.
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