Definition/Scope: Fixed-site security is those forces normally assigned to entry control points or access control points. Some examples will be Military Police responding to an incident at an ECP/ACP. Fixed-site generally referred to as permanent bases. In addition to having armed/unarmed forces, the security also includes measures such as emplacing barriers, lighting and electronic security systems. The basic characteristics of an integrated system include deterrence, detection, defense and defeat.
Related Terms:biometric (identification)