Bradley fighting vehicle

Brad·​ley fighting vehicle | \ ˈbrad-lē- How to pronounce Bradley fighting vehicle (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Bradley armored vehicle or Bradley vehicle

Definition of Bradley fighting vehicle

: an armored personnel carrier produced in the United States The tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles arriving at the airport at the end of the first run appeared to be in flames because the intense shooting had set fire to the backpacks and other gear that U.S. armored soldiers carry on the outside of their vehicles.— Thomas E. Ricks, Fiasco, 2006

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First Known Use of Bradley fighting vehicle

1982, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bradley fighting vehicle

after Omar N. Bradley †1981 American general

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“Bradley fighting vehicle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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