Definition of Assault gun

1. Noun. Any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use.


2. Noun. An armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry.

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Literary usage of Assault gun

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1. A Clash of Arms: The Great American Gun Debate by DIANE Publishing Company (1991)
"According to a study by Cox Newspapers of gun trace requests: An assault gun is 20 times more likely to be used in crime than ..."

2. Handbook On Soviet Ground Forcesby DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... COCK transport aircraft COKE transport aircraft self-propelled assault gun self-propelled assault gun SNAPPER anti-tank guided missile SWATTER anti-tank ..."

3. Across the Reef: The Amphibious Tracked Vehicle at War by Victor J. Croizat (2001)
"Then, in the Marianas, it became evident that the 37mm gun was too light for an assault gun, and the amtrac itself ..."

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