DOD ANTITERRORISM (AT) STANDARDS (INCORPORATING THROUGH CHANGE 2, 12/08/06)
|Publication Date:||31 October 2006|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components"). The term "commander(s)," as used herein, refers to personnel assigned to command positions at all levels and their civilian equivalents.
The standards prescribed in this Instruction apply only to the DoD AT Program.
REISSUANCE AND PURPOSE
Reissues Reference (a) to update policy implementation, responsibilities, and the antiterrorism (AT) standards for the DoD Components under the authority of Reference (b) for the protection of DoD elements and personnel from acts of terrorism. This update reorganizes the AT standards listed in Enclosure 3 according to the minimum required elements for an AT program: risk management, planning, training and exercises, resource application, and comprehensive program review. It also cancels Reference (c).
Expands protection of DoD installations to recognize the importance of defending against terrorist use of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and high explosive (CBRNE) weapons according to Reference (d).
Expands requirements to DoD Instruction 5200.08 and DoD 5200.8-R (References (e) and (f)) to address the linkages between AT and Physical Security Programs.