Analysts say the Shebab have been pushed onto the backfoot after the majority pulled out of battle positions in Mogadishu in August, but they still control large areas of south and central Somalia.
What does BP stand for?
BP stands for Battle Position
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- Military and Government
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- Baseball Prospectus
- Baseline Plan
- Basis Point (finance; 0.01%)
- Basso Profundo (music)
- Batas Pambansa (National Law, Philippines)
- Batch Prep (program utility)
- Batch Processing
- Battery Pack
- Batting Practice
- Battle Planning
Samples in periodicals archive:
Israeli moves provoked a maximum Lebanese army state of alert with soldiers assuming battle positions.
The North had also deployed ground-to-ship missiles and put their warships in battle position, according to the report.
0501: 'Stand to' into battle positions (it's not unusual to see someone firing from battle positions wearing nothing but boxer shorts and body armour - I said the enemy could choose some very inconvenient times).
Finally the word comes and we immediately get up and rush to our battle positions.
The soldiers had to conduct additional duties, which consisted of individual equipment checks/maintenance, preventive maintenance checks and services on all dental equipment and vehicles, supply runs, and construction of hasty battle positions (developing safe areas for soldiers to take cover if the enemy alarm is sounded).
Keep it public, Prime Minister RALLY your readers to take up battle positions in defence of our wonderful libraries
We provided rations and ammunition to firebases, moved M1A2 Abrams tanks into battle positions for the Marine expeditionary unit, provided direct support to a parachute infantry regiment, and provided operational rations for over 54,000 joint and coalition personnel.