b. Counterterrorist Force. Contains pertinent information about our forces that could directly
influence the counterterrorism mission. Do not repeat information included elsewhere in the plan.
c. Attachments and Detachments.
Self-explanatory (may be written here or as a referenced
d. Assumptions. Contains those applicable as a basis for this plan (for example, strength of
counterterrorism force to be supported or support available from other agencies).
(1) Tactical situation possibilities. Obtained from the commander's planning guidance.
(2) Personnel situation. Provided by the personnel officer.
(3) Logistic situation. Provided by the logistics officer.
(4) Legal situation possibilities. Provided by the Staff Judge Advocate.
2. MISSION: Contains a statement of the terrorism counteraction mission(s) on the installation as a
whole. An example would be... "to contain and neutralize special threats and actions aimed at the
disruption of this installation."
a. Concept of Operation. Contains a statement of the commander's tactical plan. Its purpose is to
inform. It may also state, where needed, how he envisions the conduct of the operation and perceives
its purpose. Although it should be brief, give enough detail to ensure proper action by subordinates in
the absence of other specific instructions.
(1) An operation may involve two or more distinct phases. This will normally be the case in a
terrorism counteraction operation. Designate each phase and use subparagraphs to describe each one
(Phase I, Phase II. . . ).
(2) The concept of the operation, if very long, may appear as an annex.
b. In subsequent separate lettered subparagraphs, give the specific task(s) for each element of the
command charged with executing a terrorism counteraction mission. When giving multiple instructions,
itemize them and indicate any priority or sequence (e.g., Commander, 000th MP Co will be prepared to
provide a one platoon ready reaction force).
c. Coordinating instructions. The last subparagraph of paragraph 3 contains the details of
coordination and control that apply to two or more elements of the command (this plan is effective for
planning on receipt,