In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Effective, accurate gunnery, a Royal Navy hallmark from the time of the Napoleonic Wars, would disappoint here.
- The Court held in Western Australian Mining Wardens that naval gunnery could co-exist with mining.
- The current course focuses on three major areas: turret maintenance, gunnery, and training management.
- Arunta also won the Otranto Cup for gunnery, the Silver Platter for catering, the AIO Shield and the Combat Shield.
- The live-fire activity included combining mechanised and armoured stages of gunnery and their corresponding tactical stages.
- We spend a lot of time on tank gunnery, Bradley gunnery, rifle marksmanship and antitank missile systems.
- Later, after transitioning to the line, he became an expert in the arcane problems of naval gunnery.
- Any of our superior gunnery or our laser swords could easily take him out.
- He had made serious errors of judgement, but he had also tried to improve naval gunnery, reform the promotion system, and limit flogging.
- We base MI Gunnery on the combat arms gunnery in the sense that they use practice and live tables.
- We often trained with the scouts and infantry of our brigade, and even shot gunnery with our brigade's reconnaissance troop.
- He has the memoirs of people living thousands of miles away, who heard and recorded hearing distant naval gunnery.
- The fighting officers learned to specialise: in navigation, gunnery and torpedoes.
- It is true also that there were many autocratic denizens of the quarterdeck whom a speck of dust would render apoplectic, but who were not in the least interested in accurate gunnery.
- Rather, it was Europe that gathered speed and moved ahead, in gunnery and shipping, starting in the sixteenth century.
- The constraints for this first gunnery were primarily due to logistics and range control issues.
- It is analogous to what in gunnery is, I believe, called ‘aiming off’ - having your shells land a little to the side of the target.
- There was heavy emphasis also on formation flying, and air-to-air gunnery as well as lots of aerobatics.
- The familiar thermal patterns that our gunners had become accustomed to during gunnery, were not as easy to identify during the day.
- Interwar gunnery and bombing training in the RAE were poor, and the service's navigation skills were no better.
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