forward edge of the battle area


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forward edge of the battle area

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. Also called FEBA.
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The event template or predicted enemy timeline shows when each enemy element could reach a designated phase line, usually the forward edge of the battle area (FEBA).

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