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34 Cards in this Set

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What is an antiterrorism / force protection plan?
A plan that documents the specific measures taken to establish and
maintain an antiterrorism / force protection program, ensuring readiness against terrorist attacks.
What is consequence management?
Interagency services and emergency response force actions essential to mitigate
and recover from damage, loss, hardship or suffering resulting from disasters or catastrophes, either manmade
or natural.
What is counterintelligence?
Information gathered and activities conducted to protect against espionage, other
intelligence activities, sabotage or assassinations conducted by or on behalf of foreign governments or
elements thereof, foreign organizations, foreign persons or international terrorist activities.
What is crisis management?
Measures taken to anticipate, prevent, resolve and / or contain a terrorist threat or
incident; it may subsequently include a follow-on investigation and preparation of legal proceedings.
What is defense in depth?
The siting of mutually supporting defense positions designed to absorb and progressively
weaken attack, prevent initial observations of the whole position by the enemy and to allow the commander to
maneuver the reserve.
What is force protection conditions?
A Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-approved program standardizing the
military services’ identification of and recommended responses to terrorist threats and terrorist acts against
U.S. personnel and facilities. This program facilitates interservice coordination and support for AT activities.
Explain the Naval Vessel Protective Zone
A United States Coast Guard regulation that states: (a) all vessels within 500
yards of a U.S. Naval vessel shall operate at the minimum speed necessary to maintain a safe course and shall
proceed as directed by the official patrol (senior naval or Coast Guard officer present), (b) no vessel is allowed
within 100 yards of a U.S. naval vessel, (c) vessels requesting to pass within 100 yards of a US naval vessel
shall contact official patrol on VHF Channel 16 and follow their direction, (d) commercial vessels at anchor
may remain at anchor if a naval vessel passes them within 100 yards and (e) violations of the Naval Vessel
Protection Zone are felonies, punishable by up to six years in prison and fines up to $250,000.
Terrorist threat levels are assessment by a minimum of what 5 elements?
terrorist group existence, capability, history, trends and targeting
What is the purpose of ATFP?
To deter, detect, defend,
mitigate and recover from the consequences of terrorist attacks via the implementation of coherent
baseline security measures.
Who may issue terrorism threat level assessments?
The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) and the unified
The acquired, assessed or demonstrated level of capability to conduct terrorist
Operational Capability
Actions indicative of preparations for specific terrorist operations.
Recently demonstrated anti-U.S. activity or stated or assessed intent to conduct such activity
The circumstances of the country under consideration
Operating Environment
FPCON are based on a combination of what factors?
1. The terrorist threat level.
2. The capability to penetrate existing physical security systems.
3. The risk of terrorist attack to which personnel and assets are exposed.
4. The asset’s ability to execute its mission even if attacked.
5. The protected asset’s criticality to their missions.
FPCON Normal
applies when a general global threat of possible terrorist activity exists and
warrants a routine security posture
applies when there is an increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against
personnel or facilities, the nature and extent of which are unpredictable. Alpha measures must be
capable of being maintained indefinitely
applies when an increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists.
Sustaining Bravo measures for a prolonged period may affect operational capability and relations with
local authorities
FPCON Charlie
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 Charlie
measures may create hardship and affect the activities of the unit and its personnel
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. FPCON Delta measures are not intended to be
sustained for substantial periods.
of Naval Personnel and Activities against Acts of Terrorism and Political Turbulence, for ashore commands
Antiterrorism Force Protection for Naval Operations
Commanders Guide and in Chief of Naval Operations message traffic
For afloat commands
functions as the Marine Corps’ collection and production manager and as the primary coordination
link with ONI expeditionary intelligence analysis and production assets
MCIA - Marine Corps intelligence Activity
brings military and civilian employees into a single command to provide a single source for national-level maritime intelligence. provide national-level maritime intelligence to support joint warfighters, the Department of the Navy and
national agencies and departments.
NMIC- National Maritime Intelligence Center
critical source for assisting in domestic threat
reporting and port vulnerability analyses.
Coast Guard Intelligence Coordination Center - ICC
Navy’s executive agent for cryptology, information warfare and command-and-control warfare. responsible for cryptologic planning and programming,
system acquisition, training and administration of naval cryptologic field activities around the world.
Naval Security Group
assumes responsibility for all joint intelligence
transformation, experimentation and training
Joint Forces Intelligence Command
Who has primary
investigative and counterintelligence jurisdiction within the Department of the Navy.
Who is responsible for collecting, processing, storing and disseminating counterintelligence information regarding persons or organizations not affiliated with the Department of Defense
What is issued to notify commanders when all-source analysis
indicates that the near-term potential for a terrorist event has increased, but the situation does not necessarily
warrant raising the overall threat level.
Spot message by the MTAC
What type of messages are disseminated by MTAC when intelligence indicates that a specific, imminent and credible
terrorist threat exists.
Blue Dart
Who has the responsibility to coordinate international activities related to the prevention,
preparation, response and recovery from a terrorist incident and for the protection of U.S. citizens and interests
Secretary of State
Who is responsible for instituting Navy ATFP programs and supporting them with adequate planning, programming and budgeting. Other responsibilities include:
1. Ensuring adequate force protection of forces, installations and DOD personnel and dependents.
2. Incorporating ATFP policy and standards into Navy doctrine and ensuring ATFP doctrine is compatible with joint doctrine.
3. Instituting ATFP training programs.
4. Ensuring all Navy installations and activities conduct comprehensive ATFP program reviews and
5. Developing a Navy-oriented ATFP strategic plan that details the vision, mission, goals and performance
measures in support of DOD’s Antiterrorism Strategic Plan.
Secretary of the Navy
This exists around U.S. naval vessels greater than 100 feet in length, including
Military Sealift Command vessels, at all times in the navigable waters of the United States, whether the vessel is
underway, anchored, moored or within a floating drydock, except when the vessel is moored or anchored within a
restricted area or within a naval defensive sea area.
NVPZ- Naval Vessel Protective Zone