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main battle tanks

Definition/Scope: 1) A tracked vehicle providing mobile firepower and crew protection for offensive combat; 2) Generic term which identifies a type, rather than a model of tank.



Acronym:

MBT

Broader Terms:

tank (combat vehicle)
tracked vehicles

Narrower Terms:

M1 Abrams
M47 Patton
M48 Patton
M60 main battle tanks

Related Terms:

assault vehicles
light tanks


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