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The term Barbette generally refers to large turrets (...usually around 3 to 5 displacement tons), capable of mounting more powerful (...and sometimes different types of) weapons than ordinary turrets (which are usually around 1 displacement ton). [1]

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History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

In pre-spaceflight Terran English, the term referred to "an armored restricted arc turret". By the time Anglic was created, usage had evolved into a large turret with deeper deck penetration than smaller turrets (...which "turret" now refers to). [2]

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  1. An unpublished factoid written by Adrian Tymes
  2. An unpublished factoid written by Adrian Tymes