troop carrier


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troop carrier

n
(Military) a vehicle, aircraft, or ship designed for the carriage of troops
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troop carrier - any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troopstroop carrier - any land or sea or air vehicle designed to carry troops
military vehicle - vehicle used by the armed forces
troopship - ship for transporting troops
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"
Translations

troop carrier

n (= vehicle)Truppentransporter m

troop carrier

n
a. (plane) → aereo per il trasporto (di) truppe
b. (Naut) = troopship
References in periodicals archive ?
At 9pm we were strapped into a troop carrier vehicle - designed for Afghanistan but now on the road in Europe.
"A large threeengined troop carrier was shot down in flames, another troop carrier was machinegunned while taxiing across an aerodrome, a two-funnelled steamer was set on fire, two other ships and an E-boat were machine-gunned, and six Me109s, apparently filling at petrol tanker, on one aerodrome, were machine-gunned.
Simon Weston, the Welsh Guardsman severely burned when the Argentinians bombed troop carrier RFA Sir Galahad in the 1982 Falklands War, said: "I'm not saying it's good or bad when you start selling arms but you have to normalise relations."
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Medium Bullet Proof Vehicles (Light Armoured Troop Carrier) Qty 67 Nos
Removed from combat as modern B-17E replacements arrived, it was assigned as a transport in May 1942 to the 22nd Troop Carrier Squadron (TCS).
The KM450 troop carrier loaded with soldiers from the army's 104th Division Reconnaissance Company was traveling along a road at Sitio (Sub-village) Jubason, Kinablangan village when an IED went off around 11:25 p.m., according to Senior Supt.
The Ares troop carrier was also tested with its remote-controlled weapons system, including general purpose and heavy machine guns and grenade firers.
With more than 5,500 such units produced between 1967 and 1982, this helicopter was mostly used as a troop carrier and MedEvac, with some operated as gunships.
After the airlift, he remained at Rhein-Main and became Director of Operations for the 61st Troop Carrier Wing.
Japan is also adding longer-range patrol aircraft and military cargo planes to its defence capability, and buying Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jets, amphibious assault vehicles and Boeing's Osprey troop carrier, which can operate from the Izumo.
In April GDUK announced a major step forward with the completion of the critical design review (CDR) of the troop carrier variant of Scout SV.
Three servicemen who went to rescue and evacuate the wounded were in turn injured when their troop carrier vehicle skidded, Spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence Colonel Major Taoufik Rahmouni told TAP.