Portable firearms, especially rifles, pistols, and light machine guns.
More example sentences
- The enemy met descending paratroopers with heavy small arms and machinegun fire.
- One army patrol opened fire with small arms and machine guns, forcing the rebels to flee toward the second.
- He then dashed through a hail of small arms and exploding hand grenades to abort a breach of the main gate.
Definition of small arms in:
- The British & World English dictionary