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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 rationale behind the Monarc was to develop a system that could use the gun turret from a PzH2000 self-propelled howitzer, but which could be mounted on a ship and would have a range of 21.
Visitors go deep into the heart of a 16-inch gun turret, a place not seen on the standard tour.
It prompted a smattering of complaints to The Register-Guard, which had run a story and photo on Sunday, appropriately I think, focusing on the oddity of a sunglass-wearing Santa perched behind a fake gun turret on the back of a troop transport.
Wire rope continues as a secondary tiedown material for items such as gun turrets and secondary loads.
Armoured vehicles with rotating machine gun turrets patrolled city streets.
Gun turrets spun around, gun barrels rose and fell and, possibly for the first time in many years, the torpedo tubes were swivelled to face an imaginary enemy, for our appreciation by Commander Talat, Lt Sherif Fathy and the crew.
In that way we'd save money on the armor plating and gun turrets.
The additional two hours may be spent outdoors, in a chain-link fenced box, ringed by concertina razor wire, under the gaze of gun turrets.
on May 31, 1916, during the Battle of Jutland, one of the main gun turrets of the British battlecruiser Lion was hit by a 12-inch German shell.
Late last year, a Chinese coastguard vessel with what appeared to be gun turrets entered territorial waters claimed by Japan near the disputed islands, Japan's coastguard said, adding that it was the first such incursion by an armed Chinese vessel in the disputed area.