Definition of troop carrier in English:

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troop carrier

Pronunciation: /ˈtro͞op ˌkerēər/


A large aircraft or armored vehicle or ship designed for transporting troops.
Example sentences
  • In this command, there would be a theater air transport division and a troop carrier command to provide all tactical airlift and airborne operations.
  • It is the principle troop carrier, transporting ten or more militiamen who can fight in mounted or dismounted formations.
  • The new vehicle weighs about half as much as the current troop carrier in use by the military.
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