What is the definition of deadly force?
the force which a person uses, causing—or that a person knows, or should know, would create a substantial risk of causing—death or serious bodily harm. The use of deadly force is justified only under conditions of extreme necessity as a last resort, when all lesser means have failed or cannot reasonably be employed.
An increased general threat of possible terrorist activity agains personnel or facilities.
An increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists.
An incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating some form of terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely.
Attack is imminent.
-Random Anti-Terrorism Measures
-RAMs goal is to deter, detect and disrupt terrorist attacks
What are the 4 characteristics of Terrorist Operations?
Describe Urban Based
Offers access to:
- money-laundering mechanisms
- communications systems
- international contacts who can provide required travel documentation
Describe Highly Mobile
Terrorists typically move frequently among cities and countries to:
- facilitate the planning and execution of operations
- search for safe havens and like minded support
Terrorist groups train and rehearse extensively. Emphasis on:
- physical conditioning
- effective use of weapons and explosives
- tactics and combat techniques
- clandestine operations
- psychological warfare and survival skills
What is Covert?
contributes to their flexibility and effectiveness but requires terrorist groups to maintain and support intricate operational systems
Describe the 4 categories of Terrorist Organizations
Planning and Preparation Cell- formulates operational planning
Admin & Logistics- provides financial support
Intelligence & Surveillance- eyes and ears of the terrorist group
Operation Combat- cell includes bombers, shooters, and assasins
What 3 zones add structure to defense in depth?
Security forces intially interact with contacts
What is the innermost zone?
Naval Vessel Protective Zone
How many yards must vessels stay away from US Naval Vessels?
At what yardage must all vessels operate at a minimum speed to maintain a safe course?
How does a vessel contact official patrol to pass within 100 yards?
VHF Channel 16
What is the punishment for violating protection zones?
6 years in prison
fines up to $250,000
What are the four terrorist motivational categories?
What is the goal of a Separatist?
Separation from existing entities through independence, political autonomy, or religious freedom or domination
What motivational group promotes superiority of a race?
What motivation group is based on loyalty or devotion to a nation?
What motivational group is dedicated to the overthrowing of a government?
What are some examples of a security alert?
Shooter/ Hostage on Board
Small Boat Attack
-Response Task Force Team
-Team of 6 people
What does ISF stand for?
Import Security Force
What is counter-terrorism?
Offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorism.
Who trains the Ship's force in every aspect of force protection to include security alers?
Anti-Terrorism Training Team (ATTT)
-Reports to CDO
-Tactically employs command assets to defend a unit against terrorist attack when in port
Who is responsible to the CO for developing and managing ATFP programs?
Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO)
Who typically executes the "AT" mission through the ATTWO?