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 Wahash is a cost-effective 8x8 platform developed for multiple roles including infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) and armoured personnel carrier (APC).
"We have launched for the first time in the history a multipurpose infantry fighting vehicle (MIFV) named [after the venomous snake] VIPER," Heavy Industries Taxila's (HIT) official told at the 10th edition of the four-day International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS 2018), which concluded on Friday.
'We have launched for the first time in the history a multipurpose infantry fighting vehicle (MIFV) named [after the venomous snake] VIPER,' Heavy Industries Taxila's (HIT) official told The Express Tribune at the 10th edition of the four-day International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS 2018), which concluded on Friday.
THE Army is on a mission to provide a new infantry fighting vehicle to the warfighter.
The first iteration of GCV will be an infantry fighting vehicle to replace the Army's Bradley fighting vehicle, which is manufactured by BAE.It was not an easy decision to go with a hybrid-electric drive system, but in the end BAE believes it will be the vehicle's critical enabling technology, said Mark Signorelli, vice president and general manager of the BAE GCV team, speaking July 26 at a press conference in Washington.
Francis, of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Welsh, was travelling inaWarrior Infantry Fighting Vehicle north of Basra when the improvised explosive device (IED) detonated.
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.
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 was against this setting that the Bradley evolved.
Visitors to the Calidus booth will get a first-hand look at the B-250 light attack vehicle and the new Wahash infantry fighting vehicle (IFV), which will be launched at the exhibition, said a company statement.
Four prototypes of the armored vehicle, officially called the Taiwan Infantry Fighting Vehicle (TIFV), passed pre-mass production tests Oct.
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