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I have a children's wallchart with a variety of weapons and military vehicles. One of the items is 火箭扫雷车. I think I understand the meaning (It's a kind of minesweeper that uses rockets to clear minefields), however I am stumped on an elegant translation. Also I would like to know if this is a vehicle known to the average Chinese mainlander, It's not a weapon known to most westerners.

火箭扫雷车

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After searching on google I found "Minesweeping Rocket System" to be a somewhat official translation to "火箭扫雷车".

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I'm not sure if translation questions should be on-topic or not, but I think a literal "Rocket minesweeper" or "missile minsweeper" would be appropriate. Military vehicles don't usually have elegant names.

I found one example of the term "rocket minesweeper" specifically referring to a Chinese military vehicle.

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