stone thrower

akmensvaidis statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Lygiavamzdis pabūklas akmeniniais sviediniais, akmenimis ir kt. šaudyti nedideliu nuotoliu (iki 150–200 m). Pasirodė XIV a., buvo naudojamas tvirtovių apgulai ir gynybai, t. p. lauko mūšiuose. Rusijos tvirtovių ir apgulos artilerijos ginkluotėje akmensvaidis buvo naudojamas iki XIX a. Akmensvaidžius išstūmė mortyros, šaudančios sprogstamaisiais ir šrapneliniais sviediniais. atitikmenys: angl. stone sling; stone thrower rus. камнемет

Artilerijos terminų žodynas – Vilnius: Generolo Jono Žemaičio Lietuvos karo akademija. . 2004.

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