force protection


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force protection

Actions taken to prevent or mitigate hostile actionsagainst Department of Defense personnel (to include familymembers), resources, facilities, and critical information. These actions conserve the force's fighting potential so it can beapplied at the decisive time and place and incorporate the coordinated and synchronized offensive and defensive measures toenable the effective employment of the joint force whiledegrading opportunities for the enemy. Force protection does not include actions to defeat the enemy or protect against accidents,weather, or disease. Also called FP. See also force; force protection condition; protection.
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Army Europe military police Soldiers to fulfill a force protection mission during Austere Challenge 2012 (a joint U.
Peter Langlais, Senior Vice President and General Manager for SNC, commented, Force Protection is bringing its expertise in design and supportability for its highly successful Cougar vehicles as the platform for the TAPV solution.
The rapid surge in the demand for the Cougar also prompted Force Protection to partner with a much larger defense contractor, BAE Systems.
Mary Kay Hertog, commander, 37th Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to director, Security Forces and Force Protection, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Installations and Mission Support, Headquarters United States Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.
In addition to providing extra manpower, we gained a cadre of personnel serving in diverse specialties who now have a better understanding of the force protection mission.
An automated gate reduces overall manpower requirements and frees up a security (person) to perform other missions vital to force protection, such as patrol, countersurveillance and random inspections.
This decision was based on force protection, retention of the experienced Dutch workforce, and other practical reasons that would affect the community.
1, Force Protection (as of 11 May 2004), focuses this definition for Airmen by calling force protection "an integrated application of offensive and defensive actions that deter, detect, preempt, mitigate, or negate threats against Air Force air and space operations and assets, based on an acceptable level of risk" (p.
will furnish training staff and develop CD-ROM training materials to support Seminar and Command Post Exercises held at Army installations in the United States and abroad focusing on anti-terrorism and force protection.
Her initial step was to augment the training in anti-terrorism and force protection (AT/FP), a topic of grave concern given the uncertainties in many regions of the world.
Under the terms of the merger agreement, General Dynamics will commence a tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Force Protection.

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