tank destroyer

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tank destroyer

n.
A high-speed armored vehicle equipped with antitank guns.
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Noun1.tank destroyer - an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speedstank destroyer - an armored vehicle equipped with an antitank gun and capable of high speeds
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
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It's an infantry carrier, a recon vehicle, a command vehicle, a medical vehicle, a fire support vehicle, a mortar vehicle, an anti-tank vehicle, and it will also be an NBC--nuclear, biological, and chemical--vehicle and a mobile gun system.
The current anti-tank vehicle, called the LAV-AT, is inadequate, Bryant said.
To equip two medium brigades the army has a requirement for 249 Centauro VBCs in six variants: the baseline VBC IFV fitted with an Oto Melara Hitfist Plus two-person turret armed with a 25 mm KBA cannon, a 120 mm mortar carrier, an anti-tank vehicle armed with the Rafael Spike long-range missile, a command post, a recovery vehicle and an ambulance.
Creusot-Loire presented an Infantry Fighting Vehicle and a 90 mm gun-armed tank: these two initial vehicles are to be followed by a number of others whose development will be determined by the needs of the market - an APC, an artillery observation vehicle, command vehicle, surveillance radar carrier, anti-tank vehicle, ambulance, anti-aircraft system, recovery vehicle, etc.
FNSS Savunma Sistemleri is in receipt of a contract to supply anti-tank vehicles for the Turkish Land Forces.
He noted that Washington supplied Baghdad with 100 million pieces of ammunition and sending hundreds of rockets and anti-tank vehicles in the month of September, praising the sacrifices made by the United States in Iraq.