Translation of ordnance in Spanish:

ordnance

artillería, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɔːdnəns//ˈɔrdnəns/

noun

  • 1

    (artillery)
    artillería feminine
    before noun ordnance corps cuerpo de armamento y material masculine
    • The term is, however, also correctly applied to heavy rifled ordnance of the howitzer class used for coastal defence by some nations, though few ever saw use in 1939-45.
    • Over the next fifteen years, he invented and developed bronze boat guns, heavy smoothbore shell guns, and rifled ordnance.
    • Following transition to the line around the turn of the century, Reeves continued his brilliant career, tackling the complex problems of naval gunnery, torpedoes, and ordnance.
    • The vessel was essentially a truck designed to bring ordnance within firing range of targets.
    • Some who worked on the cannons had bent backs from the constant lifting of guns and ordnance.
  • 2

    (supplies)
    (masculine plural) pertrechos
    • The first wave of troops crossed the bridge, and soon the air on the far side was thick with ordnance - artillery shells, mortars, bullets.
    • By the time I released my ordnance, I was only five miles in trail.
    • Artillery generally offers greater responsiveness and persistence, while air-delivered ordnance is usually more accurate and lethal.
    • Precision munitions, mostly fired from air-or sea-based platforms, accounted for 7 percent of all ordnance expended during Operation Desert Storm.
    • The total amounted to more than 180,000 pieces of ordnance.