Defend Measure and procedures commensurate with the
threat level; and based on a recent vulnerability
assessment; protect critical assets, capabilities,
infrastructure and personnel; and identify, classify, and
neutralize threats through well-rehearsed preplanned
· Mitigate Measures and procedures that minimize
consequences of a terrorist attack.
· Recover Measures that restore mission effectiveness.
Force Protection Conditions (FPCON) and Measures:
(a) FPCON Normal Applies when a general threat of
possible terrorist activity exists and warrants a routine
(b) FPCON Alpha Applies when there is an increased
general threat of possible terrorist activity against personnel
or facilities, the nature and extent of which are unpredictable.
FPCON Alpha must be capable of being maintained indefinitely.
(c) FPCON Bravo Applies when an increased or more
predictable threat of terrorist activity exists. Sustaining
FPCON Bravo measures for a prolonged period may affect
operational capabilities and relations with local authorities.
(d) 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 FPCON Charlie measures may create
hardship and affect the activities of the unit and its personnel.
(e) FPCON Delta 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. This FPCON is normally declared as a