antitank gun


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antitank gun

[¦an·tē¦taŋk ‚gən]
(ordnance)
A gun suitable for use against tanks or other armored vehicles.
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Rather, tank losses were attributed to antitank guns (3), land mines (4), satchel charges (2), immobilization (4), and a fall in the ocean (1).
Contour flying fighters strafed disorganized troops and sought out antitank guns with 25-pound bombs.
26, will also include operations to root out guerrillas in mountainous areas and live-fire drills using antitank guns.
Some of these barricades were as much as eight feet high and backed up by concealed antitank guns.