bow gun

bow gun

[′bau̇ ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Gun mounted at the front of a ship or armored vehicle, especially a semifixed, forward-firing gun in tanks.
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"Take the port bow gun, Kar Komak," he called to the bowman, and himself stepped to the gun upon the starboard bow.
Her bow gun spoke again even as we looked, and another shell burst among the fleeing Warhoons.
I was now near enough to my quarry to have used my bow gun; but, though I could see that Dejah Thoris was not on deck, I feared to fire upon the craft which bore her.
Weapons will include the TC-2N (Tien Chien) air defense missile system, the Phalanx close-in weapon system, and a 76mm bow gun. The contract design will be completed in 2016, with requests for proposals for construction to be issued in 2017.
Beckham and Brooklyn were seen carrying at least five large shopping bags packed with goodies from Toys R'Us store, which included a Nerf bow gun, a Matai car and some Playmobil toys.
We smashed in our bow and damaged the bow gun pretty bad, but none of the shells exploded.