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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The main operations base, called Lufthansa Aviation Center, is at Lufthansa's primary hub at Frankfurt Airport, and its secondary hub is at Munich Airport where a secondary Flight Operations Center is maintained.
may consider, at its sole option, basing the aircraft in Entebbe, Uganda (as main operations base) but for
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.