Definition of 'personnel carrier'
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The mortars were fixed to the back of converted personnel carriers so they could be whisked into and out of a combat zone.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003) Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The French armoured personnel carriers are better than mine but they are not as noisy or impressive.Broken Lives (1993) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
One resident said a Nigerian armoured personnel carrier was rammed into the compound where the hostages were held.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Military armoured personnel carriers loaded with heavily armed soldiers were on patrol around Harare in a show of force.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Armoured personnel carriers lurk in the side streets, but not a single protester or banner can be seen.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
In the rapidly disappearing light I could make out the shape of some parked tanks and armoured personnel carriers.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
About 350 soldiers in 20 armoured personnel carriers were seen departing the city yesterday morning.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The Royal Marines are soldiers who get to where they are going by boat instead of in the back of an armoured personnel carrier.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I climbed in through the back, squeezing past the dark metal of the gun tube poking out the top of their adapted armoured personnel carrier.BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)
Since then, the military has deployed armoured personnel carriers around sensitive buildings in the city, and police are said to have mostly withdrawn.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Dozens of government armoured personnel carriers were seen moving into the area, while ambulances and other vehicles apparently carrying about 30 prisoners were seen leaving.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of personnel carrier from the Collins English Dictionary