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fixed-site security

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.



Broader Terms:

ACP
counterterrorism
ECP
Force Protection
physical security
response force
security

Narrower Terms:

barrier
CCTV
Desert Hawk
Electronic Security Systems
initial response forces
perimeter security
Quick Reaction Force
Quick Response Force
roving patrol
RQ-14 Dragon Eye
RQ-7 Shadow
WASP
XM 156
XM 157

Related Terms:

biometric (identification)
cavalry
Electronic Security Systems
Infantry
Military Police
MWD
security police
THREATCON
UAS


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