In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Witnesses said US troops riding in jeeps and armoured vehicles opened fire after children in the crowd started pelting them with shoes and stones.
- Military vehicles on display will include a Ferret an armoured scout car British and American jeeps and wartime motorbikes.
- The soldier selects top attack mode to engage tanks and armoured vehicles in order to strike the least armoured area on the vehicle's roof.
- The armoured vehicles are heavily protected by grilles to prevent damage from missiles and petrol bombs.
- The Ozelot Weapon System is built on the Wiesel 2 small armoured tracked vehicle.
- The drivetrain and steering linkages are protected within the armoured hull.
- The Cavalry commander had the armoured cars with him and was later reinforced by 1,500 infantry soldiers who were sent forward in Ford cars.
- The division's long columns of trucks and Humvee armoured vehicles avoided Iraqi army and paramilitary units as they pushed north on Thursday and Friday.
- Some 24 ships, 23,000 military personnel, 400 armoured vehicles and a squadron of fighter-bombers are involved.
- The army sent in armoured troop carriers and artillery into Racak, Petroovo, Malopoljce and Renaja.
- Soldiers in armoured vehicles and Humvees cordoned off the area.
- In-line transmission is by four central axles protected by armoured housings.
- Corporal Jones was on an operational tour in East Timor and was travelling in the rear of an armoured vehicle at the time of the incident.
- The armoured vehicle is protected against 14.5 mm heavy machine gun rounds and artillery splinters.
- Stormer 30 is a highly mobile armoured reconnaissance vehicle and light tank.
- The powerful blast tore through the steel reinforced Warrior armoured fighting vehicle the troops were travelling in, blowing the wheels off on one side and forcing it into a ditch.
- Boffins at Britain's Ministry of Defence have invented an electric ‘force field’ designed to protect armoured vehicles against anti-tank grenades.
- However, a new generation of young officers embraced the idea of a fast moving war based on armoured vehicles supported by air power.
- It is a tracked, armoured, amphibious vehicle designed to engage armoured ground and air targets while stationary, on the move and afloat.
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