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What does FWD OP stand for?

FWD OP stands for Forward Observation Post

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government

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The CPJP statement said the fighting had broken out when a heavily armed army convoy of six vehicles had attacked their camp at 10:00 am (0900 GMT) Friday, but had been driven off by their forward observation post.
Later his forward observation post was blown up by an allied shell: his three companions died and he was badly wounded.
During the Cold War years it was rarely employed, but during peacekeeping operations in the Balkans it was given a new lease on life for the purpose of firing both smoke and illumination rounds from forward observation posts.