CONDUCT PHYSICAL SECURITY INSPECTIONS AND SURVEYS
In this lesson you will learn the fundamental principles in the use of inspections
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Identify the fundamental principles in the use of inspections and
You will have this subcourse, pencil and paper.
To demonstrate competency of this task you must achieve a minimum
score of 70 percent on the final subcourse examination.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following
publications: AR 190-13, AR 190-51, and FM 3-19.30.
Physical security programs are a part of the Army Force Protection Plan. As
such, they must present broad measures meant to safeguard personnel. Such programs
must prevent illegal access to equipment, buildings, materiel, and papers.
must be safeguarded against espionage, sabotage, damage, and theft.
security program must contain measures for such safety.
At the least, these
Programs will also include
Lastly, such programs will include an
ongoing assessment of the post's physical security stance.
a. Detection, prevention, and protection are the main concerns of these
Physical security is that part meant to safeguard personnel, property,
and operations. It prevents illegal access to equipment, buildings, materiel, and
These aforementioned are thus protected against espionage.
safeguarded also from sabotage, damage, and theft.
Physical security is an