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Meaning of "command post" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF COMMAND POST

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COMMAND POST

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determiner
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Command post is a noun.
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WHAT DOES COMMAND POST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Command and control

Older versions of U.S. Army FM 3-0 state: Command and control, or C2, in a military organization is the exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated commanding officer over assigned and attached forces in the accomplishment of the mission. The term may also refer to command and control systems within a military system. The 1988 NATO definition: Command and control is the exercise of authority and direction by a properly designated over assigned in the accomplishment of a. The Australian Defence Force definition is similar: C2 is the system empowering designated personnel to exercise lawful authority and direction over assigned forces for the accomplishment of missions and tasks. Canadian defence scientists Ross Pigeau and Carol McCann discuss the issues and uncertainties related to the definition of command & control in their article in the Canadian Military Journal.

Definition of command post in the English dictionary

The definition of command post in the dictionary is the position from which a unit commander and his staff exercise command.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COMMAND POST

command
command and control
command economy
command guidance
command key
command language
command line
command module
command paper
command performance
commandable
commandant
commandantship
commandeer
commander
commander in chief
commander-in-chief
commanders in chief
commandership
commandery

WORDS THAT END LIKE COMMAND POST

book post
by return of post
customs post
fence post
first post
from pillar to post
frontier post
hitching post
king post
last post
listening post
newel post
observation post
parcel post
post
registered post
staging post
tool post
trading post
whipping post
winning post

Synonyms and antonyms of command post in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «command post» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COMMAND POST

Find out the translation of command post to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of command post from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «command post» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

指挥所
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puesto de mando
570 millions of speakers

English

command post
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कमान पोस्ट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقر القيادة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Командный пункт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

posto de comando
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কমান্ড পোস্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

poste de commandement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Jawatan arahan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gefechts
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

指揮所
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

지휘소
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pos komando
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chỉ huy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டளை இடுகை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आदेश पोस्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Emir sonrası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

posto di comando
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dowodzenia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

командний пункт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

post de comandă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μετά την εντολή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

instruksies post
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

postering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kommandopost
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of command post

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMAND POST»

The term «command post» is regularly used and occupies the 92.852 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COMMAND POST» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about command post

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COMMAND POST»

Discover the use of command post in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to command post and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Army Command Post and Defense Reshaping 1987-1997
Preface. Like all successful organizations that survive over time, the U.S. Army has had to adapt at numerous points in its history to changing requirements. The Army Command Post and Defense Reshaping,1987–1997, assesses the impact of ...
Mark D. Sherry, Bernan, Center of Military History (U S Army), 2008
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Incident Management for the Street-Smart Fire Officer
would not be expected to go mobile and leave the command post. These incidents are of a longer duration, and the uniform and civilian personnel representing command will want to make their presence known at the command post.
John Coleman, 2008
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InfoWorld
COMMAND/POST EXPLORER'S administrative interface support has been extended to include Windows and Web clients that can navigate event and alert data either graphically or in character mode. Flexible Toshiba Tecra 8000 stands out ...
4
Fireground Strategies: Scenarios Workbook
The command post should always be established in a safe and conspicuous position. It should be easy for personnel to find, but not so close to the incident that it interferes with operations. To take this a step further, the command post should ...
Anthony Avillo, 2003
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Decision Making in Complex Environments
The subsequent version, Mark II, illustrated in Figure 12.1, constitutes the first version of a "Command Post of the Future" for the Swedish Armed Forces. Mark II has been used at the college since 1998 in exercises and experiments with the ...
Dr Jan Noyes, Dr Yvonne Masakowski, Dr Malcolm Cook, 2012
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Firefighting Principles and Practices: 2nd Edition
One school of thought believes that officer should establish and never leave a command post; another thinks that he should be able to roam and thus make a better diagnosis of the fire situation by getting several viewpoints. The latter theory ...
William E. Clark, 1991
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"Ruck it up!"
The forward command post developed between 1990 and 1993 was intended for contingency operations that required deployment outside of NATO's Central Region. The command post was initially to be the advance element that could pull ...
Charles Edward Kirkpatrick
8
The Counterterrorism Handbook: Tactics, Procedures, and ...
Point of Negotiation In a hostage incident or a barricade situation, the point of negotiation may be closer to the location of the perpetrator than is the command post. There is no reason, however, why the point of negotiation could not be located ...
Frank Bolz, Jr., Kenneth J. Dudonis, David P. Schulz, 2005
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The Maginot Line 1928-45
The command post was located in the vicinity of the combat blocks, often near the observation block. The ouvrage command post consisted of three separate but closely co-ordinated command posts: the ouvrage commander's command post,  ...
William Allcorn, 2012
10
Determining a critical-skill hierarchy for Command Post of ...
The Command Post of the Future (CPOF) is a dynamic visualization tool that supports collaborative decision-making in tactical units. The system uses a customizable workspace based on the user's needs rather than a static format.
Richard Catrambone, U.S. Army Research Institute for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COMMAND POST»

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FAA: F-16 jet, Cessna airplane collide in Berkeley County
Michael Mule, spokesman for Berkeley County, said the authorities had set up an incident command post at the Big Lots shopping plaza at ... «Charleston Post Courier, Jul 15»
2
ALEA teams with National Guard for trooper post in Troy
Twenty-two state troopers will work out of the Troy command post. The consolidation comes weeks before Alabama lawmakers discuss ... «WSFA, Jul 15»
3
Lake Fire containment out of reach by 2%
The incident command post at Big Bear High School was dismantled Sunday and officials are using a smaller command post at the Mill Creek ... «The Desert Sun, Jul 15»
4
Eskimos bid farewell to Spruce Grove
As good as things went in their temporary command post, it was still just temporary. “It makes it a little tougher in the regular season because ... «Edmonton Sun, Jul 15»
5
Death Of Elderly Woman Ruled As Homicide
On Tuesday night, a command post was set up in the parking lot, outside the apartment complex where Hellen Townsend, 90, was found dead ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
6
Geeks for Consent: Comic-Con cosplay is not an invitation for sexual …
We also work very closely with the San Diego Police Department and have even instituted a Police and First Responder Command Post in the ... «10News, Jul 15»
7
Father and sons' close call
The wife contacted the Yass Police Station who set up a command post. A local cave guide descended into the cave and rescued the man and ... «Yass Tribune, Jul 15»
8
A Happy Ending
Because of those factors, the effort was coordinated from a command post in North Carolina, where a grid search had been planned using a ... «Greeneville Sun, Jul 15»
9
Command Post: The eyes and ears of the 455th
Part of the U.S. Airmen assigned to the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing Command Post, pose for a photo July 6, 2015, at Bagram Air Field, ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»
10
Army National Guard Battalion assumes command of Multinational …
Lt. Col Mark D. Federovich (front), outgoing commander of the Multinational Battle Group-East Forward Command Post, alongside the MNBG-E ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Command post [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/command-post>. Nov 2020 ».
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