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Fantasy land Retired contractor in Lindon creates the ultimate playground 

Deseret Morning News - Oct 08 11:17 PM
A bronze ape stands on the roof like a king, keeping a careful eye on a silent, immovable warthog in the side yard and two metal giraffes standing sentinel at the front steps.

Naked War ( Review ) 
EuroGamer - 1 hour, 42 minutes ago
Appropriately enough, the developers of Naked War are also exposing themselves, a bit.

3 turrets, with trimmings 
The Charlotte Observer - Oct 07 12:05 AM
3 turrets, with trimmings Chateau showplace opens for tours to benefit new children's hospital The copper-topped turret on the front of the WCNC Charity Home is the showplace's most striking feature and presents a towering face to the street. It makes the 8,200-square-foot house even more imposing. The graceful spiral stairway in the turret complements the grand foyer.

Navy's New Seahawk Tailored for Littoral Ops 
Aviation Now - Oct 08 5:23 PM
The U.S. Navy's new MH-60R Seahawk is bringing orders-of-magnitude improvements to surface and undersea warfare, both in open ocean and close-to-shore littoral environments.

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For the modern day military usage of the term turret see, see gun turret.
Corbelled corner turrets at Newark Castle, Port Glasgow

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In current military terminlogy, 'turret' usually refers to a rotating weapon platform (gun turret). This can vertical turret lathes be mounted on a fortified ball turret building or structure such as an anti-naval land battery, or on an armoured fighting vehicle, a ex cell o 602 a ram turret milling machine naval ship, or a military aircraft.

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