Observation-post



noun, Military.
1.
a forward position, often on high ground, from which enemy activity can be observed and, particularly, from which artillery or mortar fire can be directed.
noun
1.
(military) a position from which observations can be made or from which fire can be directed OP
noun

a place from which something may be watched, esp. for forest fires or enemy movement

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