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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Norway has announced plans to send an armored infantry battalion to its arctic border with Russia and buy more tanks and artillery in response to growing threats, according to Reuters.
Each group, which is expected to include countries such as Italy, France and Denmark, contains some 4,000 troops supported by armored infantry and drones.
All of us remember how we were short of armored vehicles, tanks, armored infantry fighting vehicles, armored troop carriers, and all the strength was based on the strong fighting spirit and patriotism.
VyLNyUS (CyHAN)- Lithuania's State Defense Council decided on Friday that the country's armed forces will purchase the German manufactured armored infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) the Boxer.
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.
Nevertheless, the 23rd went to work, building fires and creating tracks to simulate the activities and movement of an armored infantry force--the 6th Armored Division, to be exact.
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.
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.
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