Troop carrier

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A troop carrier is a means of transporting soldiers. A troop carrier vehicle may be configured for troop transport while used for other purposes at other times.

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The Douglas C-47 Skytrain is an aircraft used as a troop carrier; the Boeing CH-47 Chinook is a helicopter designed for it, though often used for other purposes. Military transport aircraft evolved from bombers.

The Nissan Patrol is a four-wheel drive vehicle with a model suited for use as a troop carrier.

A troopship is a ship that serves the purpose.

Armoured personnel carriers also are troop carriers.

The Leamington Transit was an electric railway in Canada that carried troops during World War I.