Results for: Artillery

In World War 1

What is artillery?

Artillery=Guns OR Cannons The term Guns in the military refers to Artillery. Rifles, machineguns, pistols, are called Small Arms.
In Military Equipment

What are artillery barrages?

Answer. An artillery barrage is a massed firing of several artillery cannons at one target for a period of time. This was used to destroy enemy positions and de-moralize them (MORE)
In US in WW2

What is a Artillery?

Artillery=Cannons OR Guns In the military, the word "gun" does not mean rifles and pistols...it means artillery. Rifles, pistols, machineguns, etc. etc. are called "Small Arm (MORE)
In US in WW2

What does an artillery unit do?

\nDuring WW1, it was typical to use the artillery to destroy the enemy's fortifications and trenches.\n. \nDuring WW2, the field artillery was more precise and could directly (MORE)
In US in WW2

What are artillery RPGs?

RPG stands for rocket propelled grenade. Artillery usually means stuff that are fired from a cannon, but these fly like rockets.
In Mechanical Engineering

How does artillery work?

Firstly, let us define artillery as a proper military authority would. Artillery is any ground-based external fire support designed to aid and assist ground infantry forces by (MORE)
In War and Military History

What is an artillery caisson?

It is an ammunition storage box usually towed by a two wheeled cart behind an artillery piece attached by it trail to a two wheeled limber for transportation. It usually provi (MORE)
In Military Equipment

How much artillery in a artillery battery?

Six firing units (howitzer, rocket/missile launcher, gun) are mostcommon, but sometimes 8 are used, and, especially for very heavyweapons, a lower number. Remember that "batte (MORE)
In World War 1

What is an artillery bombardment?

An artilery bombardment is where artillery (Big guns and cannons ) constantly fire at the enemy lines
In Military Equipment

What are artillery strikes?

Artillery is the generic name for explosive shells or bullets. Thefore "artillery strikes" are the firing of "artillary" at an into specific targets and the impact and explosi (MORE)