medium howitzer

medium howitzer

[′mē·dē·əm ′hau̇·ət·sər]
(ordnance)
A complete projectile-firing weapon, with a medium muzzle velocity and a curved trajectory; the bore diameter is from 126 through 200 millimeters.
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They are the M198 155 mm medium howitzer, made by the Rock Island Arsenal, in Illinois, and the M119A1 105 mm originally designed by the United Kingdom's Royal Ordnance.
Joe Hansen and his men have blasted away with their M198 Medium Howitzers into the low hills and mountains near this outpost in the Pech River Valley.
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