pack artillery

pack artillery

[′pak ar′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Artillery weapons designed for transport in sections by animals or delivery by parachute; the weapon and carriage are partially disassembled for transport and reassembled for firing from ground positions.
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Moving the Guns--to cover the movement of fight, field, medium, heavy, air defence, antitank, and pack artillery in Australian service.
With the demise of the mules, and the viability of these beasts in question, the 98th Pack Artillery was arbitrarily re-designated a ranger battalion.