OTOT – Own Time, Own Target

OTOT – Own Time, Own Target

Origin: English/Singlish/Army Lingo – Acronym for “Own Time, Own Target”

OTOT which stands for “Own Time, Own Target” is a phrase first used in Army Camps when conducting shooting practice at a range for the soldiers.

Instructions will be given to soldiers in this manner: “Firers watch the front, firers watch the front, target/enemy 400m, own time, own target, carry on”.

It is also used in a casual manner when soldiers are being informed that they have free time.


Sergeant briefing his Trainees: “Gentlemen, tonight there is no night training so you guys OTOT, but please book in by 2359hrs.”

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