heavy field artillery


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heavy field artillery

[′hev·ē ′fēld är‚til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Field artillery of the largest calibers, such as the 155-millimeter gun, the 6-inch (152.4-millimeter) gun, the 8-inch (203.2-millimeter) howitzer, and the 240-millimeter howitzer.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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