forward line of own troops


forward line of own troops
An imaginary line drawn on a map indicating the most forward positions of friendly forces in any kind of military operation at a specific time. The FLOT normally identifies the forward location of covering and screening forces. A pilot is at liberty to engage any targets beyond the FLOT.

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