antitank weapon

antitank weapon

[¦an·tē¦taŋk ‚wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any weapon suitable for use against tanks or other armored vehicles.
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Hezbollah's antitank weapon systems were highly effective against Israeli armor during the summer war of 2006.
The Heereswaffenamt sent out an urgent request for a portable antitank weapon that could be deployed from a distance of only 40 meters.
He suffered serious injuries to his face, neck and chest after an antitank weapon was discharged near him during a night-time exercise on Wednesday.
This exposed nearly 275 non-related personnel to mass-detonation explosives, including hand grenades, lancmines, and Lite Antitank Weapon Rockets.
Their antitank weapon was a rifle-fired grenade (a sick joke).
Additionally, the book does not look at any enemy weapons, such as the German 88mm antiaircraft artillery that also served as a very effective antitank weapon or the Japanese "Zero" that dominated Far East skies during the o pening years of the war in that theater.
He might have mentioned that Robert Dilger ended his career in mild disrepute when a homemade antitank weapon he was attempting to sell to the Pentagon discharged in the back of Dilger's pickup truck at an Arlington, Virginia, gasoline station, setting a gas pump ablaze and injuring three people.
NYSE: RTN) in Tucson, Arizona, to produce infrared detector, Dewar cooler sensor assemblies for the Javelin Antitank Weapon Systems' Command Launch Unit (CLU).
as a support contractor, developing training devices and materials for such weapon systems as ITAS and line-of-sight antitank weapon (LOSAT).
Sweden's Bofors Dynamics has chosen Trijicon to produce magnified combat optics for its new lightweight antitank weapon that is being acquired by British and Swedish ground forces.