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What does FWD OP stand for?

FWD OP stands for Forward Observation Post

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Battle-proven by defence forces in the harshest of environments, PPSS combines sound, vibration and imaging sensors for enhanced situational awareness and the constant monitoring of threats against military bases, forward observation posts and other secure facilities.
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.