Forward Edge Of The Battle Area Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

forward edge of the battle area

Term Source: JP 3-09.3 (Close Air Support) ?

1.) The foremost limits of a series of areas in which ground combat units are deployed, excluding the areas in which the covering or screening forces are operating, designated to coordinate fire support, the positioning of forces, or the maneuver of units.

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Term Classification: operations

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Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-09.3: Close Air Support, updated July 2009

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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