armoured personnel carrier

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(military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry

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Robert While it is routine for armoured personnel carriers to move along the route, the timing heightened unease that there is an open rift between the military and 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe.
There was no immediate word on whether any foreign troops had been hurt in the attack, which hit a group of armoured personnel carriers designed to withstand large blasts.
He said the buying of the armoured personnel carriers is a very essential milestone as it will go a long way in protecting the frontier regions of the nation.
The committee took a serious notice about Sindh government regarding nonpurchasing of Armoured Personnel carriers (APCs) from Ministry of Defence Production.
The 28-million-euro ($37-million) contract covers an assembly line for Fuchs armoured personnel carriers and their parts, the magazine said, quoting the economy ministry.
NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) said it was awarded a contract, valued at approximately USD20m, for the supply of upgraded armoured personnel carriers to the Philippines Armed Forces.
An Egyptian military armoured personnel carrier patrols a street in the Sheikh Zowied town near Rafah, in the northern Sinai on May 20, 2013.
An armoured personnel carrier racing towards Tiananmen crashed through one barrier and ran over a person who stood in its path, a witness said.
He added that Warrior armoured personnel carriers would be brought home - but said the cost was yet to be determined.
by Toby Collins July 20, 2011 (LONDON) -- The Nepalese policeman at the centre of a corruption scandal involving armoured personnel carriers destined for Darfur was jailed on Wednesday.
launchers and four armoured personnel carriers near Tripoli.
Summary: ABU DHABI - With the cooperation and support of the Dubai Police Force, one of the RG12 Mk4 Armoured Personnel Carriers BAE Systems produced for the department will be on display at IDEX 2011.
The event held just outside of Ponteland, Northumberland, saw a Challenger tank, armoured personnel carriers and other assorted military vehicles on display.
Hundreds of tanks and armoured personnel carriers closed in on the territory's capital of Grozny.
The Warriors - armoured personnel carriers - are being sent to Afghanistan to replace Land Rovers currently being used.
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