Translation of emplacement in Spanish:


emplazamiento, n.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈpleɪsm(ə)nt//ɛmˈpleɪsm(ə)nt//əmˈpleɪsmənt/


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    emplazamiento masculine
    a gun emplacement un emplazamiento de artillería
    • Unit members claim that a man strolling up to the gun emplacement, spotted their observation post and ‘went for his weapon’.
    • Although already wounded, he left the comparative safety of his position and made a daring charge against the machine-gun emplacement.
    • Meanwhile, small groups of airborne troops destroyed bridges and gun emplacements, and captured crossroads and routes inland.
    • Redundant concrete gun emplacements vie with majestic mountains for the attention of tourist cameras.
    • Throughout the map, you'll discover heavily armed bunkers, guard towers and emplacements to fend off your foes' offensives from land, sea or air.
    • The national guard was called in and set up sandbagged machine gun emplacements downtown.
    • They operated up to 12 miles behind enemy lines, looking for hidden enemy targets such as artillery and mortar positions, anti-aircraft emplacements, bunker systems and storage caves.
    • Old World War II gun emplacements and observation towers rust and crumble silently.
    • A howitzer is a field artillery piece, used primarily to attack enemy personnel, fortifications, and artillery emplacements.
    • Crouching down, he could see the enemy's machine-gun emplacement.
    • His platoon, attacking heavily fortified and strategically located hostile emplacements, had been stopped by intense fire from a large bunker containing several firing posts.
    • On each corner of the warehouses roof were sandbagged machine gun emplacements, which were manned twenty four hours a day and provided the first line in the facility's defence.
    • Concrete emplacements were built but they were few and far between with each emplacement having little ability to give any other covering fire.
    • Looking out of the bus window, I saw tank traps, sandbagged trenches, tank emplacements, barbed wire, low flying copters.
    • Coalition air forces also strike long-range artillery emplacements, air defense sites and surface-to-surface missile sites.
    • The captured defensive installations and stationary weapon emplacements can then be used for your side.
    • Deployment of weapons and combat hardware in emplacements reduces the probability of their detection two to three times.