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command post

n. Abbr. CP
1. The field headquarters used by the commander of a military unit.
2. A headquarters, as for communications, used by a team or organization: a mobile news command post for election night coverage.

command post

n
(Military) military the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command

command′ post`


n.
1. the headquarters of the commander of a military unit.
2. the headquarters of a civilian group dealing with an emergency or other special situation.
[1915–20, Amer.]

command post

A unit's or subunit's headquarters where the commander and the staff perform their activities. In combat, a unit's or subunit's headquarters is often divided into echelons; the echelon in which the unit or subunit commander is located or from which such commander operates is called a command post. Also called CP.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.command post - military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forcescommand post - military headquarters from which a military commander controls and organizes the forces
HQ, military headquarters, headquarters - the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command; "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents"
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Translations

command post

n (Mil) → posto di comando
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