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The Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) is a Corps in the Australian Army.   The Corps was formed on 9 July 1941 as the Australian Armoured Corps to provide personnel to use Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The Corps has its origins in the Australian Tank Corps which was formed in 1928. The RAAC is the senior arms Corps within the Army and was granted the Royal prefix in 1948. Units of the RAAC include tank regiments, reconnaissance regiments and armoured personnel-carrier regiments. Equipment The RAAC is primarily equipped with three types of vehicles: A1 Abrams – the Abrams is Australia's main battle tank (MBT) and equips 1st Armoured Regiment. ASLAV - the ASLAV is a variant of the LAV II vehicle designed specifically for the Australian Army and is used in the armoured reconnaissance role with 2nd Cavalry Regiment and 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment. BUSHMASTER - the Bushmaster PMV is an Australian-built wheeled armoured vehicle which provides a high degree of protection  from IEDs. also LANDROVER - Re-equipped Land Rover 6x6 LRPV Perenties used in the Light Cavalry / Reconnaissance role of the Reserve forces. M113 – the M113AS4 is an armoured personal carrier.
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The Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) is a Corps in the Australian Army.   The Corps was formed on 9 July 1941 as the Australian Armoured Corps to provide personnel to use Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The Corps has its origins in the Australian Tank Corps which was formed in 1928. The RAAC is the senior arms Corps within the Army and was granted the Royal prefix in 1948. Units of the RAAC include tank regiments, reconnaissance regiments and armoured personnel-carrier regiments. Equipment The RAAC is primarily equipped with three types of vehicles: A1 Abrams – the Abrams is Australia's main battle tank (MBT) and equips 1st Armoured Regiment. ASLAV - the ASLAV is a variant of the LAV II vehicle designed specifically for the Australian Army and is used in the armoured reconnaissance role with 2nd Cavalry Regiment and 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment. BUSHMASTER - the Bushmaster PMV is an Australian-built wheeled armoured vehicle which provides a high degree of protection  from IEDs. also LANDROVER - Re-equipped Land Rover 6x6 LRPV Perenties used in the Light Cavalry / Reconnaissance role of the Reserve forces. M113 – the M113AS4 is an armoured personal carrier.
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