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heavy weapon

[′hev·ē ′wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any weapon such as a howitzer, mortar, heavy machine gun, and recoilless rifle that is usually part of infantry equipment.
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PopCap has done it again with Heavy Weapon -- delivering classic arcade- style action with a sense of humor and a deep understanding of what makes a game truly fun," said Greg Canessa, GM of Xbox Live Arcade at Microsoft.
It [NATO] must play its role today which means preventing Gaddafi from using heavy weapons to shell [civilian] populations.
The Arab League plan requires Assad's regime to remove security forces and heavy weapons from city streets, start talks with opposition leaders, free political prisoners and allow human rights workers and journalists into the country.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The head of the so-called Syrian National Coalition (SNC) called on the opposition's Western allies to deliver on their promises about supplying heavy weapons to the militants in Syria.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said he had requested the air strikes because Mr Gbagbo's forces were using heavy weapons against civilians and his peacekeepers.
Security forces using gunship helicopters and heavy weapons launched an operation last evening in Loy Sam area of the volatile region to flush out pro-Taliban fighters and eliminate their hideouts, a political administration official said.
It included no ground troops and only a few Navy personnel, but it allows more than 20,000 American troops to be outfitted with heavy weapons on short notice.
NEW YORK, Feb 27 (KUNA) -- The agreed upon ceasefire and withdrawal of heavy weapons are now the priority and the basis for all other provisions of the Minsk documents, Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Friday.
Erbil / NINA / The Security Council Adviser of Kurdistan region Masrur Barzani announced on Sunday the need for the Peshmerga forces to heavy weapons and helicopters in facing the IS organization, stressing the readiness of the Peshmerga to participate in liberating the city of Mosul.
According to media reports, the militants attacked a check post with rockets and other heavy weapons in Ghalanai area of Mohmand Agency at 2:00 am.
Army's heavy weapons manufacturer purchased the Matrix system, which it will use to manage its product design data, as well as consulting services.
The Ministry said in a statement that a force belongs to the Command of Salah al-Din and Samarra operations managed to kill 12 terrorists including a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt and the destruction of a group of dens and improvised explosive devices, 4 vehicles and found a number of other packages and heavy weapons within a joint operation carried out in the areas of (Qadisiyah district, al-Maleha village, al-Alam, and Watban Street).