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battle handover lines

Definition/Scope: A control measure (usually a phase line) preferably following easily defined terrain features, at which responsibility for the conduct of combat operations is passed from one force to another. The action is complete when the receiving controller acknowledges assumption of control authority.

Used For:

H/O (handover)
handover lines



Broader Terms:

control measure

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