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Table 2-1 FPCON Descriptions (ref. DoD O-2000.12-H)

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UFC 4-022-01
25 May 2005
in the requirements for the design of an ECF by applying the most stringent
requirement.
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INSTALLATION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
As required by DOD 2000.16 and service directives, each installation will have an
Antiterrorism Plan. The plan provides procedures and recommendations for reducing
risk and vulnerability of DOD personnel, their family members, facilities, and assets from
acts of terrorism. The FPCON and RAM specified in an AT Plan and their impact on
ECF operations and design is discussed in detail in the following sections.
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FORCE PROTECTION CONDITION (FPCON) LEVELS
The level of identification and inspection requirements at an ECF will vary depending on
the FPCON level. Table 2-1 shows the FPCON applications and descriptions, and
provides guidance on the expected capabilities and impacts associated with the FPCON
levels.
Table 2-1 FPCON Descriptions (ref. DoD O-2000.12-H)
FPCON
Application
Description
NORMAL
Applies when a general threat of possible
The baseline posture.
terrorist activity exists but warrants only a
routine security posture.
The measures must be capable of
ALPHA
Applies when there is a general threat of
possible terrorist activity against personnel
being maintained indefinitely.
and installations, the nature and extent of
which are unpredictable.
BRAVO
Applies when an increased and more
The measures must be capable of
being maintained for weeks without
predictable threat of terrorist activity exists.
causing undue hardship or extreme
traffic delays, affecting operational
capability, or aggravating relations with
local authorities.
CHARLIE
Applies when an incident occurs or
Implementation of this measure for
intelligence is received indicating some
more than a short period may create
form of terrorist action against personnel
hardship and affect the peacetime
and installations is imminent.
activities of the unit and its personnel.
DELTA
Applies in the immediate area where a
Measures to be implemented in
terrorist attack has occurred or when
response to local warning and not
intelligence has been received that terrorist
intended to be sustained for lengthy
action against a specific location is likely.
periods of time.
Normally, FPCON DELTA is declared as a
localized warning.
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