Forward Arming And Refueling Point Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
forward arming and refueling point
1.) A temporary facility - organized, equipped, and deployed by an aviation commander, and normally located in the main battle area closer to the area where operations are being conducted than the aviation unit's combat service area - to provide fuel and ammunition necessary for the employment of aviation maneuver units in combat. The forward arming and refueling point permits combat aircraft to rapidly refuel and rearm simultaneously.
- also called FARP
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Term Classification: operations
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