Some articles on turrets, turret, wing, wing turrets:
... class ships mounted ten 30.5 cm (12 in) SK L/50 guns in five twin turrets one turret was mounted fore, two aft in a superfiring arrangement, and the other two as wing ... For the König class, the use of main-gun wing turrets was abandoned ... Instead, a second turret was moved forward and placed in a superfiring arrangement, and a single rear-facing turret was mounted centerline amidships with a traverse allowing for ...
... "G9" 12.7 mm (.5 in) in a retractable ventral turret, with 400-450 rpg ... In addition to these two fully hydraulically-powered turrets, there were two 7.7 mm (.303 in) guns in the flanks, with 500 rpg ... The wing armament, which constituted the main defence of the aircraft, consisted of two radio-controlled, hydraulically-powered Breda "Z" turrets with 600 rpg in the outer-engine ...
Famous quotes containing the words turrets and/or wing:
“The freeman, casting with unpurchased hand
The vote that shakes the turrets of the land.”
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (18091894)
“He is outside of everything, and alien everywhere. He is an aesthetic solitary. His beautiful, light imagination is the wing that on the autumn evening just brushes the dusky window.”
—Henry James (18431916)