elevating mechanism

elevating mechanism

[′el·ə‚vād·iŋ ′mek·ə‚niz·əm]
(ordnance)
Mechanism on a gun carriage or launcher by which the weapon is elevated or depressed.
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be constructed with an enclosed pedestal to prevent foreign mater from elevating mechanism.
Solid steel rub bars down each side guide your load on and protect the elevating mechanism from damage.
An elevating mechanism for mobile receiving antennas.
It includes an M3-style tripod, replete with traversing and elevating mechanism and front and rear leg locks.