20 relations: Armoured fighting vehicle, Artillery, Assault rifle, Ballistic shield, Bulletproof vest, Crew-served weapon, Fragmentation (weaponry), Gun mantlet, Improvised vehicle armour, Iraq War, Israel Defense Forces, M240 machine gun, Machine gun, Operation Enduring Freedom, Patrol boat, Sniper, Transparent Armor Gun Shield, United States Armed Forces, Vietnam War, 14 cm/50 3rd Year Type naval gun.
An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is an armed combat vehicle protected by armour, generally combining operational mobility with offensive and defensive capabilities.
Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.
An assault rifle is a selective-fire rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine.
Ballistic shields are protection devices deployed by police and military forces that are designed to stop or deflect bullets fired at their carrier.
A ballistic vest or bullet-resistant vest, often called a bulletproof vest, is an item of personal armor that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm-fired projectiles- and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso.
A crew-served (crew-serve or crew service) weapon is any weapon system that requires a crew of more than one individual, as opposed to an individual service weapon, to function at optimum efficiency due to its operational complexity, such as requiring one person to load while another fires.
Fragmentation is the process by which the casing of an artillery or mortar shell, rocket, missile, bomb, grenade, etc.
A gun mantlet is an armour plate or shield attached to an armoured fighting vehicle's gun, protecting the opening through which the weapon's barrel projects from the hull or turret armour and, in many cases, ensuring the vulnerable warhead of a loaded shell does not protrude past the vehicle's armour.
Improvised vehicle armour is vehicle armour added in the field that was not originally part of the design, in any sort of official up-armour kit, nor centrally planned.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.
The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל, lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel"; جيش الدفاع الإسرائيلي), commonly known in Israel by the Hebrew acronym Tzahal, are the military forces of the State of Israel.
The M240, officially the Machine Gun, 7.62 mm, M240, is the US military designation for the FN MAG ("Mitrailleuse A Gaz".
A machine gun is a fully automatic mounted or portable firearm designed to fire bullets in rapid succession from an ammunition belt or magazine, typically at a rate of 300 rounds per minute or higher.
Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism.
A patrol boat is a relatively small naval vessel generally designed for coastal defence duties.
A sniper is a military/paramilitary marksman who operates to maintain effective visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or at distances exceeding their detection capabilities.
Built by BAE Systems, the Transparent Armor Gun shield, or TAGS, is a visually transparent protective gun shield for operators of vehicle-mounted machine guns.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The Vietnam War (Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict that occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975.
The 14 cm/50 3rd Year Type naval gun was a Japanese low-angle weapon introduced during World War I.