Definition of forward operating base

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forward operating base

'forward operating base' is an military term. It means '(DOD) An airfield used to support tactical operations without establishing full support facilities. The base may be used for an extended time period. Support by a main operating base will be required to provide backup support for a forward operating base. Also called FOB'.

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