Combat Vehicle


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combat vehicle

[′käm‚bat ‚vē·ə·kəl]
(ordnance)
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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According to David Kitching of BAE Systems Avionics Ltd., Sensor Systems Division (Basildon, Essex, UK), the US Army's shift towards what might be called the "compact model" of ground combat vehicles -- from 70-ton tracked tanks to 20-ton wheeled APCs [armored personnel carriers] -- largely drives the development of MAWS [missile-approach-warning systems].
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The first regiment of the combat vehicle will become fully operational in October this year.
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Chiarelli said the new vehicle will not be a rehash of the cancelled Future Combat Systems, but a relevant combat vehicle based on the lessons of eight years of war.
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