armoured personnel carrier

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Noun1.armoured personnel carrier - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantryarmoured personnel carrier - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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US weapon producer giant General Dynamics will be involved in the production of armored personnel carriers for the Romanian army.
The military truck was among a convoy of military vehicles - including Armored Personnel Carriers - heading for Cagayan de Oro City.
Military sources announced in late April that the Syrian Army was equipped its combat units with the Russian-Made BTR-82A armored personnel carriers to enable them to have more rapid and safer anti-terrorism missions in their large-scale operations in the Northern province of Aleppo.
The officer showed pictures of US-made M113 armored personnel carriers and other armored vehicles that have fallen into the hands of the terrorist organization.
Looking to fill gaps in its military force, Lithuania reached a deal with Russia to buy 168 armored personnel carriers, Defense News reported Thursday.
Near Ramadi, five airstrikes struck an ISIL tactical unit, destroying five ISIL armored vehicles, two ISIL tanks, two ISIL vehicles, an ISIL armored personnel carrier, three ISIL IEDs, five abandoned tanks, two abandoned armored personnel carriers and two abandoned armored vehicles.
Central Command said in a statement that "a group of fighter planes and drones carried out nine air strikes near the city of Irbil and Mosul Dam, destroying four armored personnel carriers, seven armored vehicles , seven Humvees rovers and armored vehicles.
Yuliy Mamchur is the commander of the Belbek Air Force base near Sevastopol, which was taken over Saturday by forces who sent armored personnel carriers smashing through the base's walls and fired shots and stun grenades.
NNA - 18/7/2012 - The Israeli forces dispatched armored units consisting of 12 armored personnel carriers and Merkavas tanks along the barbed wires border in Abbasyah axis.
Summary: Ukraine intends in 2012 to launch a program to modernize OT-62 Topas armored personnel carriers for the Egyptian army.
Summary: NAQOURA: The French battalion operating as part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) kicked off on Friday a phased replacement of its tracked Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) with modern wheeled versions that will reduce noise and be softer on the roads of south Lebanon.
Realizing the vulnerability of over 100 fellow soldiers, Sergeant First Class Smith quickly organized a hasty defense consisting of two platoons of soldiers, one Bradley Fighting Vehicle and three armored personnel carriers.

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