antitank weapon

antitank weapon

[¦an·tē¦taŋk ‚wep·ən]
(ordnance)
Any weapon suitable for use against tanks or other armored vehicles.
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Nor is the vast superiority of the ubiquitous NVA rocket-propelled grenade launchers over the disposable, short-ranged US light antitank weapon. Wilkins also does not explore how the NVA managed to bring significant numbers of mortars into action, including heavy 120mm models, when American units found them too cumbersome to carry.
Hezbollah's antitank weapon systems were highly effective against Israeli armor during the summer war of 2006.
He suffered serious injuries to his face, neck and chest after an antitank weapon was discharged near him during a night-time exercise on Wednesday.
Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab said on Thursday (22 December) that its unit Saab Bofors Dynamics AB had secured a SEK500m order for the Robot 57 next generation light antitank weapon system (NLAW) from the Swedish defence materiel administration FMV.
This exposed nearly 275 non-related personnel to mass-detonation explosives, including hand grenades, lancmines, and Lite Antitank Weapon Rockets.
Additionally, the book does not look at any enemy weapons, such as the German 88mm antiaircraft artillery that also served as a very effective antitank weapon or the Japanese "Zero" that dominated Far East skies during the o pening years of the war in that theater.
He might have mentioned that Robert Dilger ended his career in mild disrepute when a homemade antitank weapon he was attempting to sell to the Pentagon discharged in the back of Dilger's pickup truck at an Arlington, Virginia, gasoline station, setting a gas pump ablaze and injuring three people.
Hughes Aircraft invoices show that the airline bought twenty-five M65 TOW missile systems, an antitank weapon fired from certain helicopters.
The package for a security force operation might include a mortar team, antitank weapon system, casualty evacuation team, and combat medic.
He retired in 1997 and since then has worked at Close Combat Weapons Systems at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., as a support contractor, developing training devices and materials for such weapon systems as ITAS and line-of-sight antitank weapon (LOSAT).
Sweden's Bofors Dynamics has chosen Trijicon to produce magnified combat optics for its new lightweight antitank weapon that is being acquired by British and Swedish ground forces.