Command and Observation Post

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Command and Observation Post

 

a post from which a battalion (company) commander controls his subunit in combat. A command and observation post is located at a place where observation can be made of the enemy and where the actions of one’s own subunit and of neighbors can be observed. In a movement the battalion (company) commander controls his subunit from an armored personnel carrier (tank).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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