armoured vehicle


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to armoured vehicle: Armoured fighting vehicle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor platearmoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
armored car, armoured car - a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)
armored car, armoured car - an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables; "the paintings were delivered to the museum in an air-conditioned armored car"
APC, armored personnel carrier, armoured personnel carrier - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
assault gun - an armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry
self-propelled vehicle - a wheeled vehicle that carries in itself a means of propulsion
armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle, army tank, tank - an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
tank destroyer - an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
References in periodicals archive ?
8bn from the armoured vehicle budgets to 2021, leaving pounds 5.
The incident took place in the Dalanka area late Wednesday when the rebels fired a rocket at an armoured vehicle of American soldiers, the governor's spokesman, Din Muhammad Darwaish, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Some 650 jobs could be at risk at the plant if it does not win the deal with delays to the refit of the Warrior armoured vehicle already causing concern.
International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), the global provider of tailored, industry-driven conferences, will be assessing the latest technologies and management strategies to effectively balance armoured vehicle capabilities.
To say that the medium armoured vehicle currently has the favours of acquisition departments is stating the obvious.
Last week's announcement rekindled speculation that Vickers might seek a link with Alvis, which last year absorbed GKN's armoured vehicle operations to counter the emergence of Germany's Krauss-Maffei and Rheinmetall as leading European light armoured vehicle manufacturers.
With the August announcement that its Diesel Division has bought the Swiss company that developed the Piranha light armoured vehicle (LAV), General Motors of Canada has positioned itself to dominate the global wheeled armoured vehicle market.
The leading armoured vehicle companies are now faced with a multi market environment, where contracts to Asia, the Middle East and South America are as valuable in some cases as traditional European or US armoured vehicle programme opportunities.
3) See tables for each of the 20 leading national markets detailing the following armoured vehicle activity
BAE Systems vehicles business in the UK has been awarded a Au50M five-year contract by the Ministry of Defence (MOD) to provide engineering support for the British Army s armoured vehicle fleet.
Top armoured vehicle maker Streit Group has announced the opening of the 'world's largest privately-owned armoured vehicle facility' at Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE which has a capacity to produce 400 vehicles per month.
Concerning The Armoured Vehicles Market 2012-2022, a Visiongain analyst commented that "Despite the fact that many armoured vehicle programmes are undoubtedly threatened by ongoing curtailments to defence budgets around the world, opportunities exist for companies to bid for a wide range of armoured vehicle programmes within leading military nations, in addition to the prospects of partnering with emerging militaries and local companies to form joint ventures.