infantry fighting vehicle


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infantry fighting vehicle

n.
A heavily armed, armored combat vehicle, having tracks or wheels and often having amphibious capability, used to transport infantry into battle and support them there.
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The MkIV represents the next step in the evolution of the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Canberra, Australia, Oct 31, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Electro Optic Systems (ASX:EOS) (OTCMKTS:EOPSY) has completed development of two new weapon systems aimed at the emerging market for increasing the firepower of armored infantry fighting vehicles.
The agreement, which has a total order value of SEK131m, includes the delivery of automotive electronics for 144 Norwegian CV90 infantry fighting vehicles.
When the CCV was first announced in 2009, the criterion for the 108-vehicle fleet required that it be a battle-proven, well-protected infantry fighting vehicle, capable of operating in conjunction with our Leopard 2 main battle tanks on future battlefields.
While the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle has served the Army well over the last three decades, it was conceived for a different operational environment and enemy than Soldiers now face.
The event will feature a 70-tonne Challenger II tank, a Warrior infantry fighting vehicle, bomb disposal challenges, laser clay shooting and even off-road buggy driving and mini-motocross,
The spokesman said: "Unfortunately they weren't released and we became concerned for their safety and as a result a Warrier infantry fighting vehicle broke down the perimeter wall in one place.
Derived from a similar turret for the Italian Army's Dardo tracked infantry fighting vehicle, the Hitfist 30 has been designed for a wheeled vehicle and features a 2,850-kg combat weight and reduced height for transport by a C-130 aircraft.
FDF selected CV9030 FIN from Patria Hagglunds Oy as the Infantry Fighting Vehicle of the Finnish Land Forces in the end of year 2000.
defense posture, and despite a massive build-up of the Soviet Union's armored force, the Army struggled to justify the greatly increased cost associated with replacing its infantry armored personnel carrier with a much more expensive infantry fighting vehicle.
It uses the existing main armament and cab structure of the M109A6, but replaces the vehicles chassis structure with a new design that increases survivability and allows for the integration of drive-train and suspension components common to the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle.
The BMD-4M is an amphibious infantry fighting vehicle, an updated version of the BMD-4 with a new engine and running gear, among other features.
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