Bert could see men on the lower galleries of the Germans, firing
rifles; could see Asiatics clinging to the ropes; saw one man in aluminium diver's gear fall flashing head-long into the waters above Goat Island.
No renewal of firing
from the position occupied by the enemy disturbed the silence that followed.
The firing began in the Poultry, where the chain was drawn across the road, where nearly a score of people were killed on the first discharge.
The shouts of the rabble, the shrieks of women, the cries of the wounded, and the constant firing, formed a deafening and an awful accompaniment to the sights which every corner presented.
Pickwick was right--the firing ceased; but he had scarcely time to congratulate himself on the accuracy of his opinion, when a quick movement was visible in the line; the hoarse shout of the word of command ran along it, and before either of the party could form a guess at the meaning of this new manoeuvre, the whole of the half-dozen regiments, with fixed bayonets, charged at double-quick time down upon the very spot on which Mr.
Astounding evolutions they were, one rank firing over the heads of another rank, and then running away; and then the other rank firing over the heads of another rank, and running away in their turn; and then forming squares, with officers in the centre; and then descending the trench on one side with scaling- ladders, and ascending it on the other again by the same means; and knocking down barricades of baskets, and behaving in the most gallant manner possible.
Trainor, Raytheon Vice President and Manager for Ship Defense programs said, "These DT and IOT&E firings
signal the completion of a highly successful flight test program for the SM-2 Block IV missile.
When a picture is flashed in front of the eye, signals are sent from the eye to the brain in short, machine-gun bursts of nerve cell firings
Metal Storm Limited (NASDAQ:MTSX and ASX:MST) International ballistics company Metal Storm Limited has completed test firings
of its electronic ballistics weapon system from an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) in preparation for demonstration to US defense authorities.
Of the 95 firings
in the period reviewed, 39 were appealed to the Civil Service Commission, a body appointed by the mayor to judge cases of employees appealing discipline.
Metal Storm's Chief Executive Officer, Mr Charles Vehlow said the successful firings
would enable Metal Storm to progress discussions with a number of key US defense organisations.
The stand's deluge system, which sprays water to keep it cool during firings
, was fitted with a recycling system so the water can be reused.