lightly armored

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Adj.1.lightly armored - equipped with armor heavy enough to provide protection against fire from light arms
armored, armoured - protected by armor (used of persons or things military)
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The potential applications of this advanced technology include anti-personnel weapon systems, missile defense system, and the disabling of lightly armored vehicles.
Eighty such planes are to be built by 2024, which will make it possible to ferry 400 heavy tanks or 900 lightly armored vehicles to the battlefield much faster than ever before.
Kingsley's group first investigated what causes stickleback fish that live in salt water to have heavy armor plates made of bone while freshwater sticklebacks are lightly armored with smaller and fewer bony plates.
The arms sold to Ukraine were designed for fighting against lightly armored equipment, damaging radars and defusing ammunition and mines from a safe distance.
It was designed for defeating enemy personnel in fortifications, in open country, and in lightly armored vehicles and transport.
Contract award: delivery of emergency vehicles lightly armored rzp / 12 / nzo / s / 2015.
Originally developed to counter tanks, today the Kornet-EM is effectively used to destroy other targets: soft-skinned and lightly armored vehicles, manpower, various kinds of fortifications, infrastructure elements and even air targets.
5 kilometers to 5 kilometers away, at both direct and off-axis angles, and hit the target -- a lightly armored vehicle -- each time," said David Harrold, director for Precision Guidance Solutions at BAE Systems.
The case involves one soldier who was killed in "friendly fire" and three others who were killed when they were attacked in their lightly armored Snatch Land Rovers.
Shipwrecked German sailors told what has been considered an unbelievable story of how their lightly armored merchant raiding ship had sunk the HMAS Sydney, the pride of the Australian navy.
The book's narrative is tense and dramatic with a pilot's understanding of the flight physics involved in flying the first generation of underpowered, lightly armored military helicopters.
The MK 19 40mm grenade machine gun is used by all military services to deliver intense firepower against enemy personnel and lightly armored vehicles.