These include, among other things, some 1,500 Humvees and 52 howitzer artillery guns, which have a range of up to 20 miles.
Fortunately, by then he was in England carrying a steno pad, not in Tunisia hauling a howitzer.
ISIS forces had come so close to Erbil that the city was in range of the howitzer artillery cannons that ISIS possesses.
The convoy included more than 40 tankers and trucks--19 of those were each towing a 122mm howitzer.
Suffice it, then, that Heloise lived with her uncle the howitzer and was happy.
We saw that we might dispense with the howitzer, and still manage to out-count our opponents.
My own little shelter was blown to pieces by a howitzer shell and the occupants killed.
This howitzer had a range of more than 6,000 yards, and was a powerful weapon.
For "the object of a gun or howitzer is to throw a projectile to some spot the position of which is known."
During June and July one 6-inch howitzer and twenty-five 18-prs.
1680s, via Dutch houwitser (1660s), German Haubitze from Bohemian houfnice "a catapult," from houf "heap, crowd," a loan-word from Middle High German hufe "heap." Introduced to German during the Hussite wars, 14c.