Definition of mantlet in English:
2A bulletproof screen on a military vehicle.
- There are numerous differences between early production T - 54 vehicles and later models with some having a wider mantlet and turret undercut at the rear.
- The TK 105 and TML 105 turrets use a mantlet sight, which is firmly linked to the movements of the gun for firing accuracy.
late Middle English: from Old French mantelet, diminutive of mantel 'mantle'.
Definition of mantlet in:
- US English dictionary