armored vehicle


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Noun1.armored vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor platearmored 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
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- Recent developments and industry challenges: insights into technological developments and a detailed analysis of the changing preferences of armored vehicle segments around the world.
Taiwan will begin mass production of its indigenous CM-34 "Clouded Leopard" eight-wheeled armored vehicles next year and is scheduled to complete the production of 284 of the vehicles by 2023, a Ministry of National Defense (MND) official said Monday.
INKAS[R] Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is a leading Canadian-based company that specializes in the design and production of a wide range of armored vehicle, including executive SUVs, luxury sedans, special purpose military vehicles, personnel carriers, cash-in-transit vehicles, and others.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The Syrian Army has been utilizing modern Russia-made UR-77 armored vehicles to cross the Euphrates River to storm ISIL's positons on the Eastern bank of the river in Deir Ezzur province, a Russian media outlet reported on Sunday.
The forces reportedly include 60 tanks on 30 tank-transporters, 12 armored personnel carriers, 15 additional armored vehicles, more than 20 armored jeeps and 10 Military Police jeeps.
Central Security forces soldier Yehia Shawqi Al-Sayed, 22, was killed when he was run over by a police armored vehicle in Al-Ahrash area near Rafah and on the Egypt-Gaza border.
The presence of a safe, reliable and light weight armored vehicles for safety of troops operating in such insurgent areas has been conspicuous by its absence.oncord has been recently invited to participate in a Proposal for providing Light Weight Armoured Vehicle Solution (LWAV) by Indian Army.
TriMark has recently created a separate division, TriMark Armored Vehicle Hardware Systems, dedicated to working with armored vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers.
According to market estimates, more than 3,800 armored vehicles were built in Brazil last year.
The Light Armored Vehicle is considered an interim choice until new--and as yet undeveloped--armored vehicles can be developed.
Purchasing an armored vehicle involves three steps: assessment of the threat, assessment of the technology, and assessment of the manufacturers.