small-arms sling

small-arms sling

[′smȯl ¦ärmz ′sliŋ]
(ordnance)
An item made of leather, webbing, or other material, designed to be attached to a carbine, mortar, rifle, rocket launcher, shotgun, or submachine gun; used as a means of carrying a small-arms weapon or to steady the weapon for firing.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.