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.
Weapons will include the TC-2N (Tien Chien) air defense missile system, the Phalanx close-in weapon system, and a 76mm bow gun.
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.