mobile artillery

mobile artillery

[′mō·bəl är′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Artillery weapons designed for movement and ready conversion from traveling position to firing position; wheels or other suspension devices are not ordinarily removed in the firing position.
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Since 1961, Parks Canada and the Canadian Armed Forces, under Operation PALACI, have partnered to run the worlds largest mobile artillery avalanche control program in Glacier National Park.
Part of that defence procurement was the Swedish mobile artillery gun manufactured by Bofors; the scandal over bribes caught the nation's imagination.
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The Turkish military arrayed tanks and mobile artillery on the border across from Qamishli.
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On Friday, US officials disclosed that China had installed two mobile artillery vehicles on an artificial island it is building in the sea, which is rich in natural resources like oil and gas and where China clearly hopes to establish some form of hegemony.
Singapore: The United States said on Friday that China had placed mobile artillery weapons systems on a reclaimed island in the disputed South China Sea, a development that Republican Senator John McCain called "disturbing and escalatory".
In order to meet the requirements of his operational plan the Division Commander placed demands for special transport to tactically mount (as opposed to lorried) five infantry battalions mobile artillery (perhaps SP) two or three regiments of tanks and air cover on call.
Two F/A-18 planes from an aircraft carrier in the Gulf dropped 225kg laser-guided bombs on a mobile artillery piece used by the Islamist State of Iraq and Syria militants to shell Kurdish forces defending Arbil, Pentagon said.
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