gun mount


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gun mount

[′gən ‚mau̇nt]
(ordnance)
An item designed to support a gun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Caption: The Magnetic Gun Mount by Allen is widely available at "big box" retailers and includes not only the magnet but also an array of mounting options and even a screwdriver!
Miller transferred to Gun Mount 5, on the aft side of the carrier's 'island.' "We had so much action there," he affirms.
With many different gun mounts, Great Day probably makes something that will suit your individual needs.
During the 1DEF 2013 exhibition, Oto Melara presented the latest model of its 40 mm gun mount. The single Fast Forty naval gun comes with an enhanced Bofors 40mm capable of a 450 round-per-minute firing rate with dual feeder and amongst other improvements, reduced weight and a radar cross-section reduction shield.
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Navy, commanding a gun mount on one of its largest aircraft carriers, the USS Bunker Hill, when it was struck and crippled by two Japanese kamikaze pilots off the coast of Okinawa May 11, 1945.
The idea started when Sergeant Robert Schultz found a swivel-arm machine gun mount (NSN 1005-00-406-1493) taken off an M113A3 armored personnel carrier at the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Office at Logistics Support Area (LSA) Anaconda.
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In the heat of the South Pacific, Gross shortened his cot, and squeezed it under the ship's stern gun mount in order to sleep in comfort.
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