Field Artillery

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field artillery

[′fēld är‚til·ə·rē]
Artillery mounted on carriages, and mobile enough to accompany infantry or armored units in the field.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Field Artillery


artillery that is organic to combined arms units of various sizes. In the Soviet armed forces, field artillery is called troop (unit) artillery.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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