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- Anti-tank gun : Narrowly, a gun (artillery) optimized to defeat tank armor; more generally, an obsolete approach of free-standing artillery pieces (i.e., not armored fighting vehicles) used against tanks
- Anti-tank missile : A air-to-surface or surface-to-surface missile, optimized to defeat the most heavily armored tanks by such measures as attacking the thinnest armor, or using dual warheads to defeat reactive armor
- Anti-tank warfare : The practice of measures, on or adjacent to the battlefield, to damage or destroy armored fighting vehicles including tanks, or to interfere with the ability of those vehicles to move on that battlefield
- Anti-tank weapon : A guided or unguided weapon intended to penetrate armored fighting vehicles; may be a cannon-fired projectile, unguided rocket, gravity bomb, cluster submunition or land mine, or other means of disabling or destroying the target
- Antitank cluster submunition : Individual weapons, released by a cluster munition, which only threaten armored fighting vehicles and will not be detonated by individuals. They may make immediate attacks, or create a temporary antitank minefield
- Antitank weapon : A term that has broadened to describe any weapon intended to pierce the protective armor of an armored fighting vehicle, and, in some cases, protected structures such as bunkers
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- Armor (military unit) : A unit, or branch of service, historically derived from cavalry, that specializes in operating from armored fighting vehicles, using speed, maneuver, heavy weapons, and shock attack to dominate their enemy
- Armor (vehicle protective) : A covering over vulnerable parts of a vehicle, to resist harmful effects; the protection can combine specific materials with particular geometric configurations of those materials
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- Bulldozer : A piece of construction equipment, with military applications, characterized by a movable blade for pushing earth or debris on the front of a tracked vehicle with great traction and power
- Cannon : Sizable crew-served weapons, which fire projectiles through a tube called a barrel.
- Cavalry : Military units that emphasize speed and mobility, and are used for scouting, harassment, and raiding; the original cavalry were on horses while modern variants use fast ground vehicles or helicopters
- Cluster munition : A military weapon, fired or dropped from another weapon, that releases smaller submunitions that cause the actual destructive effect
- Combat arms : In a land military organization, the functions of infantry, units based on armored fighting vehicles, artillery, air, artillery and missile defense, combat engineers, army cooperation aviation and special operations forces. All combat arms units engage in direct contact with enemy personnel or systems.
- Combat service support : Those military functions that sustain combat units, including but not limited to supply, maintenance, transportation, finance, general construction, health services, etc.
- Dual-purpose gun : A artillery piece, now most commonly on ships, which has a sufficiently wide range of aiming angles, fire control, and ammunition that it can engage in two distinctly different type of targeting, such as anti-surface warfare and anti-air warfare, or anti-tank warfare and anti-aircraft artillery
- Euromissile HOT : European wire-guided anti-tank missile for vehicles and helicopters, similar to the U.S. BGM-71 TOW
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