armoured car


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Synonyms for armoured car

an armor-plated truck with strong doors and locks used to transport money or valuables

a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)

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A mob in the city of Basra hurled fire bombs and stones at British troops, setting at least two Warrior armoured cars on fire.
The soldier was on patrol yesterday with two other members of the 9/12 Lancers Regiment in a Scimitar armoured car when it ran over an anti-tank mine on the border with Macedonia.
PRIDE OF HOME GUARD: The armoured car photographed in 1940 by the Midland Daily Telegraph
Alvis - which employs 300 in Coventry - is understood to want to take control of the armoured cars division of GKN.
Such things as a home-made armoured car gave birth to the delightful and enduring stories of Dad's Army.
They will mark out a safe path to the wrecked armoured car.
Meanwhile the marketing manager for rival armoured car provider BAE Systems, Marinus du Plessis, said there was strong demand across the Middle East for armoured vehicles as security concerns rise.
ISLAMABAD, March 05, 2011 (Balochistan Times): The Obama administration, concerned for the safety of the Pakistani official who was assassinated Wednesday, tried in the weeks before his killing to secure an armoured car and beef up protection for him, a US official said yesterday.
Islamabad, Mar 4(ANI): The Obama administration had 'tried in the weeks before the assassination' of Pakistan Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti to secure an armoured car and beef up protection for him due to safety concerns, an American official has revealed.
CARDIFF shopperswill be treated to an afternoon of jazz today as SpikeMilligan'swartime jazz quartet is re-created by four talented musicians - and a genuine World War II armoured car.
AN armoured car that cost defence chiefs pounds 207million is still on the drawing board - after seven years.
Summary: The armoured car of a prominent Iranian opposition leader, Mehdi Karroubi, was hit by gunfire in the northern town of Qazvin
Fourteen years ago he swapped his Jaguar XJS for an armoured car and has since become a committed military vehicle fan.
A COVENTRY car fanatic had his dying wish granted yesterday when he made his final journey through the city in a giant armoured car.
As well as several Ferrets and a Fox variant of four-wheeled armour, the rally, in the grounds of the Durham Light Infantry Museum in Durham City, will feature for the first time a six wheeled Saladin armoured car.