Combat Vehicle

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combat vehicle

[′käm‚bat ‚vē·ə·kəl]
A land or amphibious vehicle, with or without armor or armament, designed for specific functions in combat or battle.

Combat Vehicle


a self-propelled vehicle designed for waging battle. Combat vehicles include tanks, self-propelled guns, infantry combat vehicles, armored personnel carriers, armored cars, and prime movers with trailers or semitrailers on which armament or combat matériel is mounted.

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