towed artillery

towed artillery

[′tōd är′til·ə·rē]
(ordnance)
Artillery weapons designed for movement as trailed loads behind prime movers or draft animals; some adjustment of the weapon is necessary to place it in firing position.
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These include the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas; Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) System; 155 mm / 52 Calibre Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (ATAGS); Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) Swati; High Speed Heavy Weight Ship Launched Torpedo (Varunastra); Arudhra-Medium Power Radar; Akash Weapon System; Abhay Sonar; Hull Mounted Sonar (HUMSA); Advanced Indigenous Distress Sonar System (AIDSS); various types of Ammunition for MBT Arjun; Anti Torpedo Decoys; Electro-Optical Fire Control System for Naval Ships; Electro-Optical Sensors for Airborne Platforms; Mountain Foot Bridge; Sub-munition warheads for Pinaka; Terrain Assessment System for Trans-border Deserts etc.
India is executing defence projects using indigenous technologies and skills, including Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System (artillery modernisation), Basic Trainer Aircraft HTT-40 developed by HAL, indigenous naval systems viz.
Self-Propelled Artillery (SPA) has many inherent advantages over towed artillery.
While individual Soldiers and Marines are responsible for the upkeep of their own weapons, small-arms and artillery repairers perform field and sustainment levels of maintenance on weapons and towed artillery.
According to Global Firepower, South Sudan has an active arms stockpile of 110 battle tanks, 250 armoured fighting vehicles, 25 self-propelled guns, 25 towed artillery, 15 multi-launch rocket system, 9 helicopters and 210,000 active soldiers.
2 Towed artillery systems expected to constitute the second largest segment
In terms of segments, self propelled artillery, towed artillery and other artillery systems are expected to be the top three segments in the global artillery systems market over the forecast period: the self propelled artillery segment is expected to account for 51% of the total market, the towed artillery segment is estimated to comprise 35%, the other artillery systems segment will represent 8% and the mortar systems segment is estimated to account for 6% of the market
On land, China has 9,150 tanks, 4,788 armored fighting vehicles, 1,750 self-propelled guns, 6,246 towed artillery, and 1,770 multiple-launch rocket system.
Near Aleppo, two airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL towed artillery piece, it said.
If you think you have a fire control device containing tritium, immediately contact TACOM's Towed Artillery Core Team at DSN 786-2755 or email:
For instance, it would allow the artillery crew supporting light infantry on a forward operating base to be protected from indirect fires--something towed artillery pieces are not able to do.
based Satellite Sentinel Project said it had identified "an apparent convoy of Sudan Armed Forces (Northern army) vehicles and towed artillery, stretching over 2 kilometers and consistent with an infantry unit of at least regiment size -- equal to approximately 1,000 troops" in the state capital Kadugli, in pictures taken Monday.