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Security forces with armoured vehicles guards the centre of the city of Riga durong NATO summit.

A member of the security forces atop an armoured vehicle guards the centre of the city of Riga during the beginning of a NATO summit November 28, 2006. Heads of state and government from the 26 NATO countries met for a discussion on transatlantic issues at the highest level Tuesday.
28 November 2006

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British armored vehicles patrol the streets of Basra to Iraq.

British armored vehicles patrol the streets of Basra, Iraq 's second-largest city, 550 kilometers (340 miles) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, Nov. 23, 2006. British forces may hand over security responsibilities in Basra to Iraqi forces by the spring, Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett said Wednesday. It was the first time that a government minister had set even a vague indication of when security in Basra could be handed over, but officials stressed that this was a hope, not a timetable.
22 November 2006

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Rakhsh the new wheeled armoured vehicle for the Iran's Defence Industries.

Iran's Defence Industries Organisation (DIO) is offering a new 4 x 4 wheeled armoured personnel carrier (APC), dubbed Rakhsh, on the export market.Rakhsh has a hull of all-welded steel armour that provides protection against 7.62 mm small-arms fire.According to the DIO, Rakhsh has a maximum combat weight of 7,500 kg with the 155 hp water-cooled diesel engine giving a maximum road speed of 95 km/h.Rakhsh is being offered on the export market with various optional equipment including: banks of electrically operated smoke grenade launchers; a nuclear, chemical and biological warfare defence system; and additional ceramic armour. The latter is claimed to provide the occupants with protection from small-arms fire up to 14.5 mm in calibre.
22 November 2006

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Pakistan Back Menu
The Defence exhibition IDEAS 2006 to Karachi.

Pakistani soldiers dash out of a Pakistani-made armoured personnel carrier during a defence exhibition IDEAS2006 in Karachi November 22, 2006. Pakistan, whose defence-related exports exceeded $200 million in the last fiscal year, is touting locally built tanks and other weapons to carve a niche for itself in the global arms market, a top army official said on Tuesday.
22 November 2006

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United Nations armoured vehicle patrols in Kinshasa after the vilence in the city.

A United Nations armoured vehicle patrols past a burning police van in Kinshasa. Backers of Jean-Pierre Bemba, the defeated presidential candidate in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ran riot at Kinshasa's Supreme Court before UN peacekeeping soldiers halted the violence.
21 November 2006

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Indonesian armored vehicles in the street of the city of Bogor to protect U.S. President George W. Bush and Indonesian President .

Indonesian armored vehicles guard where U.S. President George W. Bush and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono will have a meeting at Bogor Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, Monday, Nov. 20, 2006. Police said Monday they were investigating unconfirmed reports that a suicide bomber was planning an attack during President Bush 's visit to Indonesia, where he faces mounting anger over the Middle East crisis and the war in Iraq .
19 November 2006

Indonesian Commando Scout Car light wheeled armoured vehicle picture

 

 

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Lebanese soldiers and Spanish armored vehicle patrol the village of Kafar Kila in south Lebanon.

Lebanese soldiers and Spanish armored vehicle patrol the village of Kafar Kila in south Lebanon as Israeli jets violate Lebanese airspace for the second straight day. The UN Security Council decided to put off by 24 hours a vote on a Qatari draft resolution that would condemn Israel's deadly attack in the Gaza Strip as well as Palestinian rocket firing into Israel, diplomats said.
15 November 2006

Spanish BMR-600 wheeled armoured personnel carrier picture
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Senegalese African Union soldiers take part of the United Nations mission to Sudan.

A Senegalese African Union soldier walks in his base next to an armoured personnel carrier in the Sudan/Chad border town of Tine November 4, 2006. The United Nations is considering deploying a protection force on Sudan's eastern borders with Chad and Central African Republic as hundreds more refugees spill over from its Darfur region.
15 November 2006

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Crew members of NASA practice driving the M-113 armored personnel carrier at the Kennedy Space Center.

In this photo provided by NASA , crew members practice driving the M-113 armored personnel carrier at the Kennedy Space Center in preparation for a space shuttle launch, in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2006. The launch of Discovery is planned for sometime in December.
14 November 2006

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Recent violence between the army and tribal warriors in Uganda.

Uganda Army officers inspect an armored vehicle in the Karamoja region in April 2002. The United Nations said it had seen "evidence of significant loss of life" in recent violence between the army and tribal warriors in Uganda's restive northeast and appealed for calm.
10 November 2006

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Interior Ministry troops after the six days of violence against the President Kurmanbek Bakiyev.

Interior Ministry troops sit on armoured vehicles near Bishkek's central square November 7, 2006. Riot police fired tear gas on Tuesday to break up a brawl between pro and anti-government protesters, the first violence in six days of demonstrations calling for the resignation of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev.
07 November 2006

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Israeli forces have been operating in Beit Lahiya and nearby Beit Hanoun to Palestine.

Israeli armoured personnel carriers (APC) move near Kibbutz Mefalsim, just outside the northern Gaza Strip November 6, 2006. Israeli forces have been operating in Beit Lahiya and nearby Beit Hanoun since last week in a bid to beat back Palestinian rocket crews and gunmen. At least 49 Palestinians, more than half of them gunmen, and an Israeli soldier have been killed in six days of
06 November 2006

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