camera gun


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camera gun

A cine camera, aligned with the guns of an aircraft, for filming the aircraft sight, target, and path followed by aircraft shells (if fired). A camera gun is used primarily for training without the firing of guns. It is normally mounted over the gun sight. Also known as a gun camera.
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The interactive part of the lecture had seven volunteers make bizarre faces into a camera gun that would capture their faces and insert them into the performance as central characters in an evolving story.
Parked just yards from the collection of flowers laid in memory of David, we sat inside a marked police van as officers zapped every passing vehicle with a camera gun.