forward area


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forward area

An area in proximity to combat.
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To refuel aircraft, they transfer fuel from a tanker aircraft to a Forward Area Manifold (FAM) cart that simultaneously refuels up to three aircraft via lightweight hoses.
One category is that of the heavy, long haul from base or depot to the forward area, travelling over an existing road infrastructure.
In fact, B-1B units did not even relocate to the forward area in anticipation of any use.
Each forward area refueling point should have at least two loading tools.
Assault support helicopters can refuel from the Herk in midair or on the ground from forward area refueling points closer to the battlefield.
THE Border Security Force ( BSF) on Monday said Pakistan violated ceasefire yet again and injured a BSF jawan by opening sniper fire on forward area along the India- Pakistan border in Samba district of Jammu.
In the case of up-armored HMMWVs, for instance, the first requirement was around 600 up-armored HMMWVs in a forward area. That number is now around 4,500.
During Field exercises, because of the rapid pace of the forward area ammo refueling point (FAARP) operations, soldiers don't always pay attention to the warnings or cautions in the IETM about the sideloader.
About 30 minutes later, the second wave arrived and I boarded the Sea Knight for the flight to NAES Lakehurst, N.J., a forward area refueling point.
The forward area population in the sector is performing their routine activities with firmness and without any fear of Indian aggressive postures.

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