Flashcards in Security And Force Protection Deck (20)
Provides management, coordination, and leadership to ensure that each mission us met with an appropriate capability?
The public safety, force protection program offices
THREATCON scale determines?
The condition for defense of the United States homeland and assets abroad
DEFCON scale determines the?
Posture of military to prepare for the likelihood if war
FPCON stands for?
Force protection conditions
A series of measures designed to increase the level of a units defense against terrorist attacks.
FPCON's are based on a combo of what factors?
-terrorist threat level
-capability to penetrate existing physical security systems
- the risk of terrorist attack to which personnel and assets are exposed
-the assets ability to execute it's mission even if attacked
- the protected assets critically to their missions
_______ at any level can set FPCON levels?
Applies when a general global threat of possible terrorist activity exists and warrants a routine security posture?
Applies when an incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating some form of terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely. Prolonged implementation of This measure may create hardship and affect the activities of the unit and it's personnel?
Applies when an increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists. Sustaining this measure for a prolonged period of time may affect operational capability and relations with local authorities?
Applies when there is an increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against personnel or facilities, the nature and extent of which are unpredictable. Must be capable of being maintained indefinitely?
Applies in the immediate area where a terrorist attack has occurred or when intelligence is received that terrorist action against a specific location or person is imminent. Normally, this FPCON is declared as a localized condition, also this measure is not intended to be sustained for substantial periods
And alert posture used by the United States armed forces?
Defense readiness condition (DEFCON)
DEFCON was developed by?
Joint chief of staff, unified, and specified combatant commands.
Normal peacetime readiness?
Normal, increased intelligence and strengthened security
Increase in force readiness above normal readiness?
Maximum force readiness?
Further increase in force readiness, but less than maximum.