gunnery officer


Definition of gunnery officer

: an officer (as in the U.S. Navy) who has general charge of the care and maintenance of the battery, ordnance material, and ammunition of a warship, superintends gun drills, and directs the gunnery training of the crew

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“Gunnery officer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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