armored personnel carrier

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n armored personnel carrier (military) an armored vehicle (usually equipped with caterpillar treads) that is used to transport infantry
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Usage


In news:

'I have no use for armored personnel carrier'.
The white trucks and armored personnel carriers of the UN crawl back and forth with antlike diligence between Butmir airport on the western edge of Sarajevo and the headquarters of the UN peace-keeping force just inside the city limits.
Israeli soldiers gather with their armored personnel carriers in a gathering area near the Israel Gaza Strip border, in southern Israel, Sunday, Nov 18, 2012.
An Egyptian army soldier walks by an Armored Personnel Carrier outside the Egyptian presidential palace on Monday, December 10 in Cairo .
An Egyptian army soldier walks by an Armored Personnel Carrier outside the Egyptian presidential palace on Monday, December 10 in Cairo.
The US Army's "Demonstrator Bravo" armored truck might be a brawny, in-your-face monster of a go-anywhere personnel carrier, but under its rugged metal exterior is a hybrid drive system.
Israeli soldiers next to armored personnel carriers stationed on Israel's border with the Gaza Strip , Nov 16, 2012.
A suicide bomber rammed a van into an armored personnel carrier traveling in a NATO convoy.
African Union soldiers in armored personnel carriers keep guard Sept 12, 2012, more.
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