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Unarmored fighting vehicles are a form of military fighting vehicle used in scouting, raiding, perimeter defense, terrain seizure, ambushes, and, in some instances, indirect artillery support. They are also used in noncombat roles such as personnel and cargo transport, ammunition resupply, and general hauling.
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Bunker, Robert J. "Unarmored Fighting Vehicles”: 875-876. Encyclopedia of American Military History. Spencer Tucker, ed. New York, NY: Facts on File. 2003.