antiaircraft weapon


antiaircraft weapon
n зенітна зброя

English-Ukrainian military dictionary. 2015.

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  • antiaircraft gun — Artillery piece fired from the ground or shipboard in defense against aerial attack. They were first used in combat in World War I, when field artillery were converted to antiaircraft use by mountings that enabled them to fire nearly vertically.… …   Universalium

  • weapon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An instrument for combat] Syn. armament, protection, weaponry, deadly weapon, hardware, sophisticated hardware, lethal weapon, defense. Weapons include: club, spear,… …   English dictionary for students

  • antiaircraft missile — Missile Mis sile, n. [L. missile.] 1. A weapon thrown or projected or intended to be projected, as a lance, an arrow, or a bullet. [1913 Webster] 2. A rocket propelled device designed to fly through the air and deliver a warhead of explosive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of antiaircraft weapons — List of antiaircraft weapons. See also antiaircraft warfare. Canada *Tank AA, 20mm Quad, Skink Canadian prototype anti aircraft vehicle with four 20 mm Polsten cannon mounted in a turret on a Grizzly (Canadian Sherman) hull (see Lend Lease… …   Wikipedia

  • Lion of Babylon tank — Infobox Weapon is vehicle=yes name=T 72 Lion of Babylon caption=A dug in Asad Babil captured after the Battle of 73 Easting, February 1991 type=Main battle tank origin= flagicon|Iraq Iraq production date=1989 1990 service=1990 Present wars=Gulf… …   Wikipedia

  • 5"/38 caliber gun — Infobox Weapon name= 5 /38 Caliber Gun caption= Two Mk 30 single enclosed base ring mounts on a Fletcher class destroyer. origin= United States type= Deck Gun is artillery=yes service= 1934 used by= US Navy, US Coast Guard, Royal Navy, Danish… …   Wikipedia

  • Type 96 25 mm AT/AA Gun — Infobox Weapon name=Type 96 25 mm dual purpose gun caption=A US military photograph of a captured dual gun emplacement on Guam in 1944. origin=flag|Empire of Japan type=Autocannon Anti Aircraft/Anti tank gun is ranged=yes is artillery=yes service …   Wikipedia

  • Jose F. Jimenez — Infobox Military Person name= Jose Francisco Jimenez born= Birth date|1946|3|20 died= Death date and age|1969|8|28|1946|3|20 placeofbirth= Mexico City, Mexico placeofdeath= Killed in action in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam placeofburial= caption=… …   Wikipedia

  • Hispanics in the United States Marine Corps — The Korean War also witnessed an increase in the recruitment of Hispanic women in the Marine Corps. Among them was Rose Franco who became one of the first female Chief Warrant Officers in the U.S. Marine Corps.CWO3 Rose Franco, who in 1965 was… …   Wikipedia

  • Bofors gun — /boh fawrz, fawrs/ 1. a 40 millimeter automatic gun used chiefly as an antiaircraft weapon. 2. two such guns mounted and fired together as one unit. [1935 40; named after Bofors, Sweden, where first made] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bofors gun — Bo′fors gun [[t]ˈboʊ fɔrz, fɔrs[/t]] n. mil a 40 millimeter automatic gun used chiefly as an antiaircraft weapon • Etymology: 1935–40; after Bofors, Sweden …   From formal English to slang


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