handover line

handover line

A control feature, preferably following easily defined terrain features, at which responsibility for the conduct of combat operations is passed from one force to another.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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RHO is usually associated with a designated reconnaissance handover coordination point, or a PL designated as a reconnaissance handover line. 4-64.
These include setting the theater, establishing intelligence handover lines, and developing target knowledge.