field gun


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field gun

[′fēld ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Any artillery piece mounted on a carriage for use in the field, for example, a cannon.
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Whether you prefer the massed marching bands, the skirl of the pipes and drums, the fast-paced action of the field gun or the flyball dog races, or the pomp and pageantry of the massed standard bearers, there is something for all the family.
Caption: The cannon was produced based on drawings of a Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Gun, and in May it was fired at the Montgomery County Courthouse.
25lbs Weight of the fired by the huge field gun Since arriving Dublin last month Mel has been spotted out with 26-year-old girlfriend Rosalind Ross, who is expecting their child.
As a footnote to this the Cardiff cadets still have a field gun team who race (quite successfully) the same gun and its limber against other teams from all parts of the country just as Harry and Trevor did all those years ago.
The patterns were very evenly distributed, and just eyeballing the patterns, the points of impact were pretty much dead center, so this 50%: 50% regulation makes them eminently suitable for their intended role as field guns.
Congreve's six-pounder: This field gun was the type used at the Battle of Waterloo.
THE blast of a restored field gun led a 21-gun salute celebrating the Queen's 87th birthday yesterday.
It's a youth field gun and although not really designed for "tacticoolness," is very short and handy.
SIR - In 1956 I was in the Royal Navy's Devonport Field Gun Crew whose base was HMS Drake in Devonport and subsequently Devonport Dockyard remained the home for the Devonport Field Gun Association.
After seeing a couple of articles about using the Model 41 as a field gun, I purchased a 5.
Tim was in the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm for five years and was also a member of the Navy's prestigious field gun crew.
So the next time I get to this restaurant, I'll try to summon enough courage to try the cocktail it's named after, the champagne, cognac and lemon juice mixture that honors a World War I field gun, both known as a French 75.