secondary armament

secondary armament

[′sek·ən‚der·ē ′är·mə·mənt]
(ordnance)
In ships with multiple-size guns installed, that battery consisting of guns next largest to those of the main battery.
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Since I would be expecting this gas attack, and an invader wouldn't, it gives me a few precious seconds to get to my secondary armament: an AUG, a couple of P38s, and ...
The 295ft vessel's 30mm smallcalibre cannon can fire short-range missiles, rockets, rocket-propelled grenades, machine guns or explosives, while 25mm guns mounted port and starboard provide secondary armament.
Their weapons fit will include a Leonardo/Finmeccanica C310 torpedo countermeasure system, a Leonardo/OTO Melara 76/62 main gun and Marlin-WS 30mm secondary armament. The ship's missile armament will include MBDA's MM40 Block-3 Exocet Anti-Ship Missile (AShM), and Aster-30 and VL MICA Surface-to-Air Missiles (SAMs).
The secondary armament includes 7.62 mm coaxial gun and K6 heavy machine 12.7 mm guns.
In addition, the M1117 has a secondary armament system that consists of the M240H medium machine gun and its defensive aspects are on par with its offensive capabilities.
Its secondary armament consists of a 7.62mm coaxial machine gun and a 12.7mm machine gun.
Its secondary armament consists of a 7.62 mm coaxial and a 12.7 mm machine gun.
With the 200-meter range and a 7.62-millimeter machine gun in a coaxial mount as a secondary armament, the M 132A 1 could effectively suppress and then engage an enemy in fortifications in urban areas or jungles stripped by Rome plows.
Her 2000-man crew could bring to bear eight 15-inch guns mounted in pairs in four turrets and a secondary armament of twelve 6-inch guns; more than a match for anything else afloat.