heavy machine gun


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heavy machine gun

[′hev·ē mə′shēn ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Any machine gun of relatively heavy weight, including caliber-.30 water-cooled machine guns and caliber-.50 machine guns.
Any aircraft machine gun above caliber .30.
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After the confrontation and the defeat of the attackers by the security forces, a large quantity of arms was retrieved which included two heavy machine guns with telescopic sights, 17 MMP15 individual assault rifles with aiming devices, nine AKM automatic assault rifles, four light machines guns, three pistols, one pair of night-vision goggles, 17 body armours, 20 jackets, five camel bags and 11 satellite pro-communication devices which were intended to be used for communication among themselves and to communicate to the outside world when they have destroyed the communication infrastructure in the country after failing to capture the State House," said the minister.
It noted that they carried out two raids near Mosul hit a weapons manufacturing facility and a checkpoint for Daash, and two raids near Sinjar, targetting two tactical units and the destruction of three combat positions and two buildings and a heavy machine gun and an automatic car to Daash.
a brief description The Defence Logistics Centre of the Defence Forces will organize on behalf of the defense and security field restricted procedure Browning M2 heavy machine gun, 12.
Mortars and rocket propelled grenades along with heavy machine gun fire poured into the American outpost in Wanat village near the northwestern border with Pakistan.
Near Sinjar, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting position, an ISIL heavy machine gun, an ISIL vehicle and an ISIL fighting position, it said.
It stated that the contract is for heavy machine gun spares and will be supplied within the current year, after meeting certain licence approvals.
Abu Bakar told Pajhwok Afghan News the men turned in 10 weapons, including a heavy machine gun.
Near Mosul, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed a heavy machine gun and a fighting position.
KABUL (PAN): Coalition forces pounded a Taliban command and control position after coming under heavy machine gun fire during an operation in western Faryab province on Wednesday, ISAF said.
7 heavy machine gun along with 100 rounds during clearance operation at Sagarzai.
Near Sinjar, five strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed an ISIL vehicle, an ISIL heavy machine gun, ISIL fighting positions, damaged an ISIL vehicle, suppressed an ISIL heavy machine gun, and wounded an ISIL fighter.
The attackers took away seven rocket-propelled grenades, a heavy machine gun, four Kalashnikovs rifles and two walkie-talkies from the checkpoint