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Battle Taxi

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An Armoured Personnel Carrier intended to deliver its payload of a couple of squads of squaddies to the fight BUT not intended to hang around to support them.

Examples of this beast would be a M113.

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or an FV432

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Armament would be unlikely to exceed a 7.62mm Machine gun. Anything larger will likely make the vehicle into an Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) or a Mechanized Infantry Combat Vehicle (MICV).