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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Contract notice: Delivery of six armored personnel carriers.
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.
Cambodia has deployed armed forces with armored personnel carriers in the capital Phnom Penh in anticipation of mass demonstrations following the country's disputed election, an official said yesterday.
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.
1 Expenditure on armored personnel carriers in Canada driven by plans to refurbish worn out vehicles
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.
Russia has delivered 50 armored personnel carriers to Jordan where they are now waiting to be transferred to the Palestinian security forces, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
The peacekeepers were released on Saturday morning along with their three Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs), said the UNAMID, "but all other vehicles and equipment were kept by the attackers.
The subsidies help the departments acquire military-style armored personnel carriers, which they generally use to serve drug warrants.

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