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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Armenia's armed forces were using heavy machine guns.
The cache recovered included heavy machine guns, sub-machine guns, 82mm mortar rounds, missiles, grenades, explosives and ammunition of different calibre.
Police have also recovered arms and ammunition from them, including three anti-aircraft guns, one rocket launcher, two heavy machine guns, 32 light machine guns and Kalashnikovs, 50 pistols and 5,000 bullets, he informed.
The recovered firearms include rocket launchers, heavy machine guns, light machine guns and bullets.
Near Fallujah, two strikes struck two separate IS tactical units and destroyed 23 IS fighting positions, eight IS light machine guns, six IS heavy machine guns, two IS recoilless rifles, an IS supply cache and an IS rocket-propelled grenade system, and denied IS access to terrain, the statement said.
The sorties over the northern countryside of Lattakia resulted in the death of 20 terrorists and the destruction of fortified positions for ISIS and 4 armored vehicles with heavy machine guns mounted on them.
Lithuanian Weaponry Fund of the Republic of Lithuania to the Ministry of the Interior intends to acquire heavy machine guns M2QCB spare parts.
This loading was developed for heavy machine guns, not for rifles, though rifles were converted for machine gun crews.
He added that the other strikes targeted an afloat bridge for Daash in Baiji, and defensive barriers and combat outposts in Ramadi, and the destruction of tactical unit and missile carriers, and a trench for Daash in Fallujah, and destroying a tactical unit and heavy machine gun and two buildings and a digging truck in Sinjar, and the destruction of a tactical unit and combat location and a trench and two buildings and heavy machine guns and a car bomb in Tal Afar to Daash.
The field reporter added that explosions and heavy machine guns shots from the northern-eastern side of occupied Shebaa Farms were heard in line with Israeli drone flights in the skies of Jabal El- Sheikh and over Al-Arkoub border villages at Shebaa Farms.
They are in the war-torn region training Peshmerga forces in the use of heavy machine guns the UK supplied to them K supplied to them in September.
Summary: Government aircraft opens fire with heavy machine guns on Al-Leyramun neighbourhood, and outskirts of air force intelligence base.