gunnery


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gunnery

[′gən·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
The art or practice of using machine guns or cannon either on the ground or in the air.
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The battalion CBRN warrant officer is also directly responsible for planning, resourcing, and facilitating battalion gunnery operations in a CBRNE battalion.
MI Gunnery still has a good distance to go before it matches the organization and familiarity of armor gunnery tables or engineer qualification tables, but it is a step in the right direction.
Caption: An M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle assigned to 2nd Squadron, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and an AH-64 Apache helicopter assigned to 3-6 Heavy Attack Reconnaissance Squadron, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, participate in the CAB'S aerial gunnery exercise at McGregor Training Complex, NM.
Nor can the Air Force expect to reclaim the lands it uses for air-to-ground gunnery and bombing practice--as witness the thousands of acres of stunted pine forest outside Eglin Air Base in Florida.
The Swedish high-technology group Saab said today (15 May) that its US business Saab Training LLC had been selected as one of six contractors to compete for orders in connection with a USD100m gunnery and training ranges project by the US Army Tank Automotive Command.
Police leaders have expressed concern about plans to replace armed Ministry of Defence officers at three gunnery ranges with civilian security guards.
Thomas argues that Jones viewed the war not as a patriotic duty but an opportunity: "The prospect of war meant a great chance for Jones to advance in ways dosed to him in his prior life." Indeed, the disorganized American navy offered great hope to Jones, who was experienced in naval gunnery, which the British merchant ships he'd sailed carried for protection.
Navy and the Japanese Self Defense Forces use the Ripsaw Range to train crews of F-16, C-130, F/A 18, P-3, F-1, F-2, F-4 aircraft in electronic warfare evasion tactics, bombing and gunnery skills.
"It's one of the great new ways we are tatting care of our Sailors and Marines," said CNATT Gunnery Sergeant, Gunnery Sgt.
Overnight Kalashnikov seeks to take the guesswork out of amateur gunnery by providing free overnight shipments of high-end weaponry to even the least accessible regions of the country.
Young Joe Reeves had graduated from the Naval Academy and established himself as a superb engineering and gunnery officer.