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'''A'''rmoured '''P'''ersonnel '''C'''arrier - Normally a simple form of tracked or wheeled [[armour]]ed 'battlefield taxi' that is designed to protect the [[infantry]] section up to the point at which the [[assault]] is launched. At this point they dismount and attack as normal infantry.
 
'''A'''rmoured '''P'''ersonnel '''C'''arrier - Normally a simple form of tracked or wheeled [[armour]]ed 'battlefield taxi' that is designed to protect the [[infantry]] section up to the point at which the [[assault]] is launched. At this point they dismount and attack as normal infantry.
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An '''I'''nfantry '''F'''ighting '''V'''ehicle ('''IFV''') is much the same, but comes with a big gun to provide fire support.
  
 
==British APCs==
 
==British APCs==
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* [[Boxer GTK]] - Germany
 
* [[Boxer GTK]] - Germany
* [[Buffalo]] - USA
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* [[Buffalo]] - USAAdded IF
 
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Revision as of 17:28, 14 January 2011

Armoured Personnel Carrier - Normally a simple form of tracked or wheeled armoured 'battlefield taxi' that is designed to protect the infantry section up to the point at which the assault is launched. At this point they dismount and attack as normal infantry.

An Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) is much the same, but comes with a big gun to provide fire support.

British APCs

Foreign APCs

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