armoured personnel carrier

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Noun1.armoured personnel carrier - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantryarmoured personnel carrier - (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
armored vehicle, armoured vehicle - a vehicle that is protected by armor plate
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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For these armoured personnel carrier, Rostec's subsidiary High Precision Complexes developed energy-absorbing folding armchairs that significantly reduce the shock load in case the carrier is blown up by a land mine or has to move across a rough terrain.
JSC Rosoboronexport (part of the Rostec State Corporation) and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Indonesia have signed a contract on the supplies of BMP-3F infantry fighting vehicles and amphibious armoured personnel carriers (APCs) BT-3F developed and produced by JSC Kurganmashzavod in the interests of the country's Marine Corps.
PML-N Leaders including Ahsan Iqbal, Khawaja Asif, Marriyam Aurangzaib, Pervaiz Rashid, Amir Muqam, Murtaza Abbasi, Rana Sanaullah and others were protesting against carrying their Party leader in an armoured personnel carrier during his last appearance before the AC when they saw Nawaz being carried in the same vehicle once again.
Two armoured personnel carriers transported the arrested police officer to the Malir Cantonment Police Station.
LINE OF FIRE A Mowag armoured personnel carrier explodes device during training in Co Wicklow yesterday
Armoured personnel carriers crashed through barricades and crushed tents, and soldiers fired to disperse the crowds.
"The RG12 is a highly effective armoured personnel carrier and there are currently more than 830 vehicles in service with various customers around the world, including the South African Police Service", said Johan Steyn, managing director for BAE Systems, Land Systems South Africa.
An armoured personnel carrier named Caerphilly went under the hammer in a military memorabilia auction in which 300 lots - including a previously unseen collection of photographs of Adolf Hitler - sold for more than pounds 60,000.
The 14-ton type 432 armoured personnel carrier can travel at up to 25mph and runs on a diesel and petrol mix.
He now has his fingers crossed that tourists weaned on a diet of gritty Dublin-based cops and robbers movies will shell out for the ultimate urban experience - a trip around what he describes as the city's many hell-holes in an armoured personnel carrier.But last week news of the venture came as a shock to some.
Installed aboard an eight-wheeled BTR-70 armoured personnel carrier, the 500 kg SPR-2 system operates in the 100 to 500 MHz frequency band and is designed to protect high value targets (such as artillery batteries) from attack by proximity fuzed munitions.
In his remark, ?the Osun State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fimihan Adeoye, disclosed that Osun remains the state with largest sophisticated Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) in Nigeria, stressing that no state in Nigeria has 22 sophisticated Armoured Personnel Carriers, a feat, he said, had placed Osun to be a model and pace-setter of security development.

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