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Antiterrorism/Force Protection

Definition/Scope: (FM 3-19.4) Antiterrorism/Force Protection was a term that incorporated the protective measures used to conduct antiterrorism and force protection measures. They have been separated into two separate meanings, antiterrorism and force protection. See AR 525-13 (as of Sep 2010) for more information. JP 3-07.2 states that force protection should not be synonymous with antiterrorsim or other supporting tasks. Force protection is an end state objective with antiterrorism as a sub-element of force protection.



Use:

Antiterrorism/Force Protection Program


Acronym:

AT/FP

Broader Terms:

antiterrorism
Combatting Terrorism Program
Force Protection
Military Police
Provost Marshal General

Narrower Terms:

Area Security
force protection conditions
Law and Order

Related Terms:

Department of Homeland Security
Department of Justice
terrorist


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