Outpost (military)


Outpost (military)

An Outpost in military terminology essentially means a detachment of troops stationed at a distance from the main force or formation, usually at a station in a remote or sparsely populated location, positioned to stand guard against unauthorized intrusions and surprise attacks; and the station occupied by such troops, usually a small military base or settlement in an outlying frontier, limit, political boundary or in another country[1].

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  1. ^ Dictionary meaning: Outpost; TheFreeDictionary; An online Dictionary and Thesaurus