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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.

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FPCON Alpha

An increased general threat of possible terrorist activity agains personnel or facilities.

3

FPCON Bravo

An increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists.

4

FPCON Charlie

An incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating some form of terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely.

5

FPCON Delta

Attack is imminent.

6

RAM

-Random Anti-Terrorism Measures

-RAMs goal is to deter, detect and disrupt terrorist attacks

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What are the 4 characteristics of Terrorist Operations?

  • Uban Based
  • Highly Mobile
  • Well-Trained
  • Covert

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Describe Urban Based

Offers access to:

  • transportation
  • money-laundering mechanisms
  • communications systems
  • international contacts who can provide required travel documentation

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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

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Describe Well-Trained

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

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What is Covert?

contributes to their flexibility and effectiveness but requires terrorist groups to maintain and support intricate operational systems

12

Describe the 4 categories of Terrorist Organizations

  1. Planning and Preparation Cell- formulates operational planning
  2. Admin & Logistics- provides financial support
  3. Intelligence & Surveillance- eyes and ears of the terrorist group
  4. Operation Combat- cell includes bombers, shooters, and assasins

13

What 3 zones add structure to defense in depth?

  • Assessment Zone
  • Warning Zone
  • Threat Zone

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Warning Zone

Security forces intially interact with contacts

15

What is the innermost zone?

Threat Zone

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NVPZ

Naval Vessel Protective Zone

17

How many yards must vessels stay away from US Naval Vessels?

100 yards

18

At what yardage must all vessels operate at a minimum speed to maintain a safe course?

500 yards

19

How does a vessel contact official patrol to pass within 100 yards?

VHF Channel 16

20

What is the punishment for violating protection zones?

  • 6 years in prison
  • fines up to $250,000 

21

What are the four terrorist motivational categories?

  • Separatist
  • Ethnocentric
  • Nationalist
  • Revolutionary

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What is the goal of a Separatist?

Separation from existing entities through independence, political autonomy, or religious freedom or domination

23

What motivational group promotes superiority of a race?

Ethnocentric

24

What motivation group is based on loyalty or devotion to a nation?

Nationalist

25

What motivational group is dedicated to the overthrowing of a government?

Revolutionary

26

What are some examples of a security alert?

  • Bomb Threat
  • Swimmer Attack
  • Suspicious Package
  • Shooter/ Hostage on Board
  • Small Boat Attack

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RTFT

-Response Task Force Team

-Team of 6 people

28

What does ISF stand for?

Import Security Force

29

What is counter-terrorism?

Offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorism.

30

Who trains the Ship's force in every aspect of force protection to include security alers?

Anti-Terrorism Training Team (ATTT)

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ATTWO

-Reports to CDO

-Tactically employs command assets to defend a unit against terrorist attack when in port

32

Who is responsible to the CO for developing and managing ATFP programs?

Anti-Terrorism Officer (ATO)

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Who typically executes the "AT" mission through the ATTWO?

CDO