Types of military vehicles[change | change source]
Combat vehicles[change | change source]
- Armoured personnel carrier, often has a weapon that is less than 20 millimeters calibre. Some APCs have "30-millimeter guns and anti-tank missiles". APCs are sometimes called battlefield taxi.
- Infantry fighting vehicle, has at least a "cannon of ... 20 millimeters calibre and sometimes an anti-tank missile launcher". IFV is a kind of armoured fighting vehicle. Those vehicles are used by infantry (or a kind of soldier).
- Battle tank or tank are names for main battle tank
- Scout vehicle or reconnaissance vehicle, used for reconnaissance (or a kind of exploring)
- Anti-aircraft weapon with its own propulsion
- Self-propelled artillery
- armoured car, a kind of armoured fighting vehicle
- Tracked military vehicle
- Technical, a kind of Improvised fighting vehicle
- Gun truck, a kind of improvised fighting vehicle
- Armoured train and Military draisine, part of Military railways
- MRAP, a kind of armoured personnel carrier
Tank (picture shows Leopard 2A7)
A half-track (vehicle); The picture shows a front wheel, and a track (farther to the right side of the picture).
Infantry fighting vehicle (this is a Russian BMP-3 with soldiers on it)
Armoured car (picture shows T17E1 Staghound during World War II)
Armoured personnel carrier (picture shows M113 in South Vietnam
Non-combat vehicles[change | change source]
This amphibious vehicle, is a kind of military truck
Related pages[change | change source]
Sources[change | change source]
- military vehicle definition - TheFreeDictionary By Farlex
- Viotti, Paul (2010). Arms Control and Global Security: A Document Guide, Volume 2. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO, Publishers. p. 169. ISBN 978-0-313-35430-4.
- https://www.forbes.com/sites/sebastienroblin/2020/11/25/this-is-not-a-tank-a-laypersons-guide-to-armored-fighting-vehicles/. Retrieved 2023-08-04. "The latest APCs are receiving heavier 30-millimeter guns and anti-tank missiles, blurring the lines between them and IFVs."
- https://time.com/6245649/us-bradleys-vehicles-ukraine/. Time. Retrieved 2023-07-16