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troop carrier

n
(Military) a vehicle, aircraft, or ship designed for the carriage of troops
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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"
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troop carrier

n (= vehicle)Truppentransporter m
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troop carrier

n
a. (plane) → aereo per il trasporto (di) truppe
b. (Naut) = troopship
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The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) voiced concern Saturday after its monitors witnessed unmarked columns of tanks, howitizers and troop carriers moving through east Ukraine in territory held by pro-Russia separatists.
Even if the troop carriers who followed the pathfinders had flown precisely, they might have dropped in error because the pathfinders on whom they guided were in error in many cases.
A soldier manning one of the troop carriers now under the control of pro-Russian separatists identified himself to Reuters as being a member of Ukraine's 25th paratrooper division from Dnipropetrovsk.