artillery sled

artillery sled

[är′til·ə·rē ‚sled]
(ordnance)
A flat-bottomed steel item usually curved up at one end; it usually has wheel welds and attaching facilities for fastening the wheels of artillery mounts; used primarily to transport weapons over snow, ice, swamps, or rough terrain.
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