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combat transport

Definition/Scope: A combat transport is any type of vehicle within the Armed forces that is capable of transporting combat personnel. The vehicle could be either land (Army), sea (Navy), or air (Air Force). Most vehicles are capable of a limited attack and defending posture.


MC-130E Combat Talon I
MC-130H Combat Talon II

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Narrower Terms:

fragmentation protection
M113 armored personnel carriers
M113 family of vehicles

Related Terms:

Force Protection

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