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Armoured personnel carrier

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  1. (APCs) are armoured fighting vehicles developed to transport infantry on the battlefield

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  2. Most armoured personnel carriers use a diesel engine comparable to that used in a large truck or in a typical city bus (APCs are often known to troops as 'Battle Taxis' or 'Battle Buses')

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  3. They usually have only a machine gun although variants carry recoilless rifles, anti-tank guided missiles (ATGMs), or mortars

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  4. They are not really designed to take part in a direct-fire battle, but to carry the troops to the battlefield safe from shrapnel and ambush

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  5. They may have wheels or tracks

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