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response force

Definition/Scope: (FM 1-02) A mobile force with appropriate fire support designated, usually by the area commander, to deal with Level II threats in the rear area. In most instances, it is normally Military Police or Infantry that are used to perform response force duties. See also quick reaction force or immediate response force for more information.



Use:

Quick Reaction Force


Broader Terms:

antiterrorism
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Explosive
security

Narrower Terms:

Access Control Point
entry control point
fixed-site security
perimeter security
Response zone

Related Terms:

cavalry
civil support
Infantry
initial response forces
Military Police
Quick Reaction Force
roving patrol


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