heavy machine gun

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heavy machine gun

[′hev·ē mə′shēn ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Any machine gun of relatively heavy weight, including caliber-.30 water-cooled machine guns and caliber-.50 machine guns.
Any aircraft machine gun above caliber .30.
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Near Ramadi, four strikes struck three separate large ISIL tactical units and destroyed three ISIL bed down locations, two ISIL light machine guns, two ISIL heavy machine guns, an ISIL recoilless rifle, four ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL tactical vehicle, three ISIL buildings, four ISIL vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIED), an ISIL VBIED factory, an ISIL staging area, an ISIL compound, an ISIL resupply location, two ISIL command and control nodes and denied ISIL access to terrain, the statement said.
Lithuanian Weaponry Fund of the Republic of Lithuania to the Ministry of the Interior intends to acquire heavy machine guns M2QCB spare parts.
He added that the other strikes targeted an afloat bridge for Daash in Baiji, and defensive barriers and combat outposts in Ramadi, and the destruction of tactical unit and missile carriers, and a trench for Daash in Fallujah, and destroying a tactical unit and heavy machine gun and two buildings and a digging truck in Sinjar, and the destruction of a tactical unit and combat location and a trench and two buildings and heavy machine guns and a car bomb in Tal Afar to Daash.
The field reporter added that explosions and heavy machine guns shots from the northern-eastern side of occupied Shebaa Farms were heard in line with Israeli drone flights in the skies of Jabal El- Sheikh and over Al-Arkoub border villages at Shebaa Farms.
The female commandoes used rocket launchers, heavy machine guns and grenade guns int the training session.
Army units destroyed an armored vehicle and three vehicles equipped with heavy machine guns, and killed a number of terrorists in Hamadi Omar.
After the confrontation and the defeat of the attackers by the security forces, a large quantity of arms was retrieved which included two heavy machine guns with telescopic sights, 17 MMP15 individual assault rifles with aiming devices, nine AKM automatic assault rifles, four light machines guns, three pistols, one pair of night-vision goggles, 17 body armours, 20 jackets, five camel bags and 11 satellite pro-communication devices which were intended to be used for communication among themselves and to communicate to the outside world when they have destroyed the communication infrastructure in the country after failing to capture the State House," said the minister.
They are in the war-torn region training Peshmerga forces in the use of heavy machine guns the UK supplied to them K supplied to them in September.
Later reports said that 40 Da'ish members were killed and destroying 10 pick-ups carrying heavy machine guns.
The source added that other army units killed scores of militants in the area surrounding Kwaires, Rasm al-Aboud, al-Jadideh, al-Jbaliyeh, Tal Rift, Daret Ezzeh, Hreitan, Mar'a, Handarat, Andan, al-Mslmiyeh and Khan al-Assal, destroying many cars equipped with heavy machine guns.
Summary: Government aircraft opens fire with heavy machine guns on Al-Leyramun neighbourhood, and outskirts of air force intelligence base.
Jammu: Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire by targeting Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district with RPGs and heavy machine guns Saturday morning leading to heavy firing exchanges.