heavy machine gun


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heavy machine gun

[′hev·ē mə′shēn ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Any machine gun of relatively heavy weight, including caliber-.30 water-cooled machine guns and caliber-.50 machine guns.
Any aircraft machine gun above caliber .30.
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It noted that they carried out two raids near Mosul hit a weapons manufacturing facility and a checkpoint for Daash, and two raids near Sinjar, targetting two tactical units and the destruction of three combat positions and two buildings and a heavy machine gun and an automatic car to Daash.
As the Afghan-led element moved to assist the convoy, another group of rebels attacked with small arms, heavy machine gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire from outside fields and compounds within the village.
Army spokesman Commandant Brian Cleary said: "They love playing in the MOWAG armoured vehicle and we also have a range of weaponry on display including heavy machine guns and anti tank rockets.
Contract notice: Heavy machine gun shooting blanks device.
The coalition hit an IS tactical unit and destroyed an IS heavy machine gun and an IS fighting position near Sinjar, while suppressing an IS mortar position near Tal Afar, it said.
It stated that the contract is for heavy machine gun spares and will be supplied within the current year, after meeting certain licence approvals.
Near Makhmur, one strike struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL heavy machine gun and an ISIL fighting position.
7 heavy machine gun along with 100 rounds during clearance operation at Sagarzai.
The equipment includes: M-16A2/M4 rifle kits, M24 sniper rifle kits, M240 medium machine gun kits, M249 squad automatic weapon kits, M2 heavy machine gun kits, automatic small arms alignment fixtures, controller/training devices, and tube-launched optically tracked wire-guided (TOW) weapons.
In Iraq near Al Huwayjah, one strike struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed an IS fighting position and an IS heavy machine gun, it said.
FATS products delivered under this contract include, in addition to the systems, pistols, rifles and heavy machine gun simulators.
Near Mosul, six strikes struck an IS tactical unit and destroyed 10 IS fighting positions, two IS mortar positions, five IS assembly areas, an IS heavy machine gun and suppressed three separate IS mortar positions, it said.