gun turret


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gun turret

[′gən ‚tər·ət]
(ordnance)
Dome-shaped or cylindrical armored structure containing one or more guns, located on forts, warships, airplanes, or tanks.
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The engine room and ordnance store off the circular gun turret were extended and steel supports were put in to hold up the living area.
The wreck of the Monitor was located in 1973 by a research ship from North Carolina's Duke University in a stormy region called "the graveyard of the Atlantic" and the bodies were discovered in the tangled wreckage of the gun turret in 2002.
The revolving gun turret from the civil war era "Ironclad" ship Monitor is lifted from the ocean floor and placed onto the derrick barge "Wotan.
In each case, the onboard FOG will stabilize the gun turret while the vehicle is aiming and firing.
The sailors were manning a gun turret when a shell exploded, killing all inside.
A gun turret exploded, killing all 47 men working within its steel-encased walls.
The skeletal remains of the two sailors were found in the Monitor's gun turret during a 2002 recovery operation conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.
An unidentified man sits in the gun turret while leading a convoy of armoured vehicles from both the South Sudanese government forces and Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), in the streets of Bor, Jonglei State, South Sudan, Jan.
The dogfight lasted 32 minutes and the Lancaster's starboard outer engine was hit and left smoking and his gun turret was also in flames.
Neither was the machine gun turret that pointed down this gritty town's main street.
But one can also have visions of Hell and many parishioners have likened it to a gun turret.