main operations base


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main operations base

In special operations, a base established by a joint force special operations component commander or a subordinate special operations component commander in friendly territory to provide sustained command and control, administration, and logistical support to special operations activities in designated areas. Also called MOB. See also advanced operations base; forward operations base.
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Boeing said the next milestone on the programme is the beginning of pre-delivery testing of the new aircraft at German carrier Lufthansa's main operations base at Frankfurt Airport from 6 to 9 December 2011.
bases in Iraq, but not for the so-called "super bases," which have the defining characteristics of a Main Operations Base (MOB) in the sense of JP 3-05.
The Defence Aviation Repair Agency (Dara) will be able to accommodate 250 students at the Learning Skills Centre on Deeside Industrial Park, right opposite their main operations base at Sealand, which is responsible for the repair and maintenance of avionic equipment for frontline aircraft.