Definitions for field artillery
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
artillery mobile enough to accompany troops in the field.
Origin of field artillery:
field artillery, field gun(noun)
movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)
The part of an army's artillery which consists of (light) fieldpieces (canons, howitzers) which are mobile enough to deploy on the (battle) field, as opposed to the fixed guns in fortifications or naval artillery; usually excludes antiaircraft.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Equipment, supplies, ammunition, and personnel involved in the use of cannon, rocket, or surface-to-surface missile launchers. Field artillery cannons are classified according to caliber as follows.
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"field artillery." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2013. Web. 25 May 2013. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/field artillery>.