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antiaircraft gun

Definition/Scope: Guns with relatively long barrels, relatively flat trajectories and high muzzle velocities employed to destroy aircraft.



Used For:

antiaircraft artillery
heavy antiaircraft artillery
light antiaircraft artillery
medium antiaircraft artillery

Broader Terms:

antiaircraft weapon
gun

Narrower Terms:

M163 Vulcan
M197
M42 Duster

Related Terms:

antiaircraft gunnery
antiaircraft missile


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