gun turret


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gun turret

[′gən ‚tər·ət]
(ordnance)
Dome-shaped or cylindrical armored structure containing one or more guns, located on forts, warships, airplanes, or tanks.
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After watching a very loud battle experience reenactment in one of the gun turrets, I told Jesse how my grandpa had been in the navy.
But when it came to the interior, he tore up the plans and, with his builder, set about making the interior into the home he had envisaged, reflecting the foundation of the gun turret.
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It prompted a smattering of complaints to The Register-Guard, which had run a story and photo on Sunday, appropriately I think, focusing on the oddity of a sunglass-wearing Santa perched behind a fake gun turret on the back of a troop transport.
The tail section, including the tail gun turret, is the largest piece of wreckage remaining.
He is believed to have been standing on the roof-mounted gun turret of the armoured vehicle when it went out of control, and suffered head injuries in the accident.
Chief Minister Adam Giles said the gun turret at Defence of Darwin Experience has received new stairs and safety barriers as well as treatment to its concrete cancer.
An unidentified man sits in the gun turret while leading a convoy of armoured vehicles from both the South Sudanese government forces and Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF), in the streets of Bor, Jonglei State, South Sudan, Jan.
The dogfight lasted 32 minutes and the Lancaster's starboard outer engine was hit and left smoking and his gun turret was also in flames.