DOD anti terrorism brief sep 07 Essay

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Department of Defense
Service Members Training
OCONUS Version
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Antiterrorism Level I Awareness Training

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About This Training
• Designed by JCS in coordination with OSD and Services
• Designed to increase awareness of terrorism and improve ability to apply personal protective measures
• Meets the annual requirement for Level I antiterrorism training prescribed by DoDI
2000.16
• Complements Web-based and CD-ROM training Antiterrorism Level I Awareness Training

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Learning Objectives
• Understand the terrorist threat
• Understand how to employ situation-based measures to lower your vulnerability
• Recognize proper responses to threat actions • Understand how to support unit security

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Chairman, JCS
Guidance
• Terrorists are indiscriminate
– Innocent people are targeted
– Our number one priority … win Global War On Terrorism

• Your role ... your own safety







Be alert to the threat
Be aware of your surroundings
Report suspicious activity
Make security your norm
Avoid predictable routines
Don’t be a target

• Together we will take the fight to the terrorists
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Lesson Map

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Scenario

Historical
Examples

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Threat Briefing and DOD Systems
• Threat Briefing
– Factors to consider about the threat – How terrorists select targets
– How terrorists identify targets

• DOD Systems
– Terrorism threat levels & warnings
– Force protection conditions

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Threat Factors
Are there any terrorist groups in my area?

Do they attack Americans?

Are they violent? How active are they?

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Threat Factors (Continued)

How sophisticated are they?

Will the local population warn
Americans?

How do they operate–are they predictable? What tactics?
What weapons?
What type of attacks? Antiterrorism Level I Awareness Training

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Target Selection

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Target Identification

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DOD Terrorism
Threat Levels
Consider a terrorist group’s

High
Significant
Moderate
Low

• Operational
Increasing capability
• Activities
Threat
• Intentions

And the operating environment Antiterrorism Level I Awareness Training

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Force Protection Conditions
Sample
protective measures







Gate guards
Barriers
Increasing
ID checks
Protection
Vehicle inspections
Patrols
Plan rehearsals
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Delta
Charlie
Bravo
Alpha
Normal

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FPCON Normal
• When there is a general global threat of possible terrorist activity, but it warrants only a routine security posture
– A terrorist attack is always possible – Best information available offers no indication of probable attack

Expect to see a routine security posture

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FPCON Alpha
• When there is a general threat of possible terrorist activity, the nature and extent of which are unpredictable, against personnel and facilities
– General conditions suggest possible violence
– Nothing indicates that this installation is targeted
– Must be capable of being maintained indefinitely

Expect random vehicle checks and increased crime prevention efforts

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FPCON Bravo
• When an increased and more predictable terrorist threat activity exists
– Specific information suggests probable violence
– Nothing indicates that this installation is targeted
– Extra precaution is appropriate to deter terrorist planning – Must be capable of being maintained for weeks without hardship

Expect to see closer inspection…