armored infantry

armored infantry

[′är·mərd ′in·fən·trē]
(ordnance)
A field army unit designed to close and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, to repel hostile assault in close combat, and to provide support for tanks.
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According to the defense military the 242nd training center where the accident occurred prepares junior specialists in the army, including drivers and mechanics for armored infantry vehicles.
Following the Allied invasion of Europe, Jacques served in France and Germany with the 36th Armored Infantry Regiment.
The graduation ceremony was also attended by Commander of Royal Defense Force Training Center, Maj-Gen Jaber Abdullah bin Huwail, Director of Joint Operations Brig-Gen Ghanem Ibrahim Al-Fadhalla, Royal Special Forces Brig-Gen Isa Mohammad Al-Rumaihi, Commander of First Royal Armored Infantry Battalion Brig.
The battalion has drones, armored infantry carriers, anti-tank missiles, mortars and other weapons for self-defense purposes, AP said.
The battalion, to be equipped with light self-defense weapons, armored infantry carriers, bulletproof uniforms and helmets, will assume the task of protecting civilians, UN and humanitarian staff, patrolling and guarding missions," Defense Ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng was quoted as saying at a press briefing in Beijing.
Also, the DND has signed a contract worth P888-million with Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems Land and C41 for the acquisition of 28 armored infantry vehicles.
Canberra, Australia, Oct 31, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Electro Optic Systems (ASX:EOS) (OTCMKTS:EOPSY) has completed development of two new weapon systems aimed at the emerging market for increasing the firepower of armored infantry fighting vehicles.
Armored Infantry during World War II in the Pacific Theater.
These rude armored infantry fighting vehicles, dubbed ^Los Monstntos" (the Monsters) by the Mexican media, have armor plating, air conditioning, and gun ports.
T-72 tanks, armored personnel carriers BTR-70 armored infantry fighting vehicles BMP-2 fighting vehicles BRDM-2, anti-aircraft missile systems S-125, C-75, C-10 and anti-aircraft gun vehicles ZU-23-2, MI-8 and MI-24 helicopters, multiple rocket launchers, howitzers will be showcased during the parade.
A total of 14 new armored infantry vehicles (VBCI) and 74 lighter vehicles were disembarked Friday at the Port of Naqoura by the French Navy ship "Foudre" using amphibious landing crafts.
Tripoli acquired from the Soviet Union more than 2,000 tanks, 2,000 armored infantry fighting vehicles and armored personnel carriers, about 450 self-propelled artillery pieces, as well as a number of combat aircraft and large quantities of small arms since the beginning of the 1970s.
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