Armored recovery vehicles

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An armored recovery vehicle in Switzerland, also known as an armored recovery vehicle , is an armored tracked vehicle that is used to recover and tow heavy equipment.

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This type of tank is used in the battlefield to recover destroyed or damaged tanks and trucks . In order to be able to perform these tasks, various devices such as cable winches , lifting devices and cranes are attached to armored recovery vehicles . Furthermore, various tools, including cutting and welding systems, are carried along in order to be able to repair minor damage. Usually a clearing and support shield is also available.


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