personnel carrier


: a vehicle with thick, strong walls that is used for transporting military workers and their equipment
armored personnel carriers

Examples of personnel carrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The similarly sized Namer armored personnel carrier and Puma combat engineering vehicle have also been seen in action in Gaza, but lack the turret-like structure. Cate Brown, Washington Post, 16 Apr. 2024 The one that flew into Sergeant Oleksandr’s armored personnel carrier in January wounded everyone inside, but all survived. Maria Varenikova, New York Times, 20 Mar. 2024 Ukrainian soldiers spent hours ducking in trenches as artillery exploded around them, then dashed for the safety of an armored personnel carrier — only to be chased through the open rear ramp of the vehicle by an exploding drone. Maria Varenikova, New York Times, 20 Mar. 2024 Hamas’s military wing said that its fighters had targeted a tank and a personnel carrier north of Khan Younis and several Israeli military vehicles in central Gaza. Michael Levenson, New York Times, 5 Dec. 2023 The armored personnel carrier transporting a CNN team last week drove directly through the New Bureij cemetery in Al-Bureij, a Palestinian refugee camp in central Gaza, on its way out of the strip. Wire Service, The Mercury News, 20 Jan. 2024 Israeli soldiers ride in an armored personnel carrier near the Gaza border, Dec. 25. WSJ, 27 Dec. 2023 How Israel built its case to raid Gaza’s al-Shifa Hospital Getting there would take hours — in jeeps first, and then an armored personnel carrier — in the company of heavily armed soldiers. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, 19 Nov. 2023 The director had arrived in Sarajevo aboard a military plane from Zagreb and then crossed the city in an armored personnel carrier. Christopher Vourlias, Variety, 15 Aug. 2023

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“Personnel carrier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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