Standard: UFC 4-020-01


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Design Criteria Development. This UFC includes a process for defining the design criteria for a protective system that protects important assets associated with a permanent facility or one in an expeditionary environment. The design criteria will consist of the assets to be protected, the threats to those assets, the degree to which those assets will be protected against the threat, and any constraints that might be imposed on a design. The design criteria may be limited to that defined in minimum standards or it may go beyond those requirements.

Cost Increase Identification. This UFC includes a process for identifying the increases in cost associated with protecting the identified assets to the applicable threat and to the appropriate level of protection over that of conventional construction.

Cost Increase Justification. The processes in this UFC provide a basis for justifying increased project costs related to security and antiterrorism in programming documents using relative risk to ensure the added costs are not deleted in the budgetary process.

APPLICABILITY. This UFC applies to all DoD components and to all DoD assets and facilities that are owned, leased, privatized, or otherwise occupied, managed, or controlled by or for DoD.

PURPOSE. The purpose of this UFC is to support planning of projects that include requirements for security and antiterrorism. Those requirements come from the DoD Minimum Antiterrorism Standards for Buildings, combatant command standards, standards from other DoD components or commands, regulations, or installation or user requirements. Projects include new construction, existing construction or expeditionary and temporary construction. The intended users of this UFC are engineering planners responsible for project development and planning teams responsible for developing design criteria for projects. The ultimate purpose of this guidance is to develop appropriate, effective, unobtrusive, and economical protective designs to a level appropriate for project programming and to provide commanders with the information they need to allocate resources.

Organization: Unified Facilities Criteria
Document Number: ufc 4-020-01
Publish Date: 2008-09-11
Page Count: 321
Available Languages: EN
DOD Adopted: NO
ANSI Approved: NO
Most Recent Revision: YES
Current Version: YES
Status: Active

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