fixed artillery

fixed artillery

[¦fikst är′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Artillery weapons permanently installed on land and sea frontiers for the protection of important areas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A thunderous, rolling booming noise like a thunderclap seemed to come from the flat lands below the plateau we were on, as fixed artillery batteries from both armies laid waste to their targets on the battlefield.