. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Surety Program ensures personnel ______ and ______ nuclear weapons and nuclear weapons systems to satisfy the safety standards?
design and operate
control and limit
secure and design
operate and control
What Department of Defense (DoD) Directive governs the Nuclear Weapon System Safety Program?
Which DoD safety standard is correct?
There shall be positive measures to prevent nuclear weapons involved in accidents or incidents, or jettisoned weapons, from producing a nuclear yield.
There shall be positive measures to prevent INADVERTENT prearming, arming, launching, or releasing of nuclear weapons, except upon execution of emergency war orders or when directed by competent authority.
There shall be positive measures to prevent DELIBERATE prearming, arming, launching, or releasing of nuclear weapons in all normal and credible abnormal environments.
There shall be positive measures to ensure adequate security of nuclear weapons, pursuant to DODM S-5210.41-R_AFI31-108V1
Which PL resource does the following reflect? “Limited funding dictates our most important national defense assets receive the greater share of available SF resources"
The appropriate level of security for a PL 1 resource will?
Result in the greatest possible deterrence against hostile acts.
Result in significant deterrence against hostile acts
Result in a reasonable degree of deterrence against hostile acts.
Reduce the opportunity for theft of or damage to resources.
Mission essential communications facilities and computer centers, Radar Approach Control (RAPCON) facilities, to include off installation navigational aids and related resources, control towers, power plants, and environmental control systems critical to operational capability are all an example of what PL resource?
The DoD FPCON System describes the _______ level of protective measures that are implemented by all the DoD Components in _______ of or in _______ to a terrorist threat or attack.
progressive, anticipation, response
increased, anticipation, expectation
improved, prospect, suspense
increased, response, prospect
Which FPCON applies when a general global threat of possible terrorist activity exists and warrants a routine security posture?
Which measures in this FPCON must be capable of being maintained indefinitely?
This FPCON applies when an increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists?
FPCON _________ applies when an incident occurs or intelligence is received indicating that some form of terrorist action or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely.
Which FPCON, if implemented for a prolonged period of time may create hardship and affect the activities of the unit and its personnel?
Which FPCON is usually declared as a localized condition?
The Flight Time-Dispatch Response Matrix is reviewed and updated how frequently?
Who will be provided a copy of the Flight Time-Dispatch Response Matrix?
MSC and all SCCs
MSC and KCCC
KCCC and all MCCs
ACP and all MCC
The Flight Time-Dispatch Response Matrix will be considered __________ when filled in.
When declaring security situations you will use?
An appropriate number with a letter or appropriate number with indications along with correct location and time of indications in minutes.
LF number with appropriate call sign of SF responders with indications of alarm and status.
Location and time of incident with the appropriate LF number annotated in the left column.
A number and letter indicating the correct location and time of indications in minutes.
If an IZ is received in the secondary flight, ________ will contact ________ to determine if the IZ is authorized or has been reported.
Anytime an uncoordinated or unexpected MSLA occurs at an LF in conjunction with a security situation, the _________ will immediately notify the _________ or __________ (if applicable).
MCC, FSC, MSC
MCC, MSC, KCCC
FSC, SCP, MSC
ACP, MSC, MCC
What travel condition exists if sustained winds are 35-45 Knots, visibility is 0.1 to 0.5 Miles and Drifting snow or packed snow and ice is 0.5” to 6” (Patchy)?
Who grants permission for any lone member dispatching during TC YELLOW?
The SFG, OG, MXG and MSG leadership and representatives designated (in writing), may travel alone provided permission is obtained from the owning Group CC during TC YELLOW. What MUST they travel in and what MUST it be equipped with?
4-wheel drive, radio-equipped
radio-equipped, SF logo
light bar, PA system
SF logo, 4-wheel drive
Commercial facility stops are authorized to combat driver fatigue, health and safety issues. When will SF teams notify their respective control center?
Prior to stopping and upon resuming travel
SF teams are not required to notify their respective control center.
Prior to stopping only.
Upon resuming travel only.
Brief rest or safety stops at gas stations, convenience stores or eating establishments are allowed outside a _________ radius from the base.
When armed and stopping at commercial facilities one team member will remain with the vehicle at all times to?
monitor radio communications and safeguard team weapons.
safeguard team weapons and vehicle.
safeguard the vehicle and monitor radio communications.
no one is required to stay with the vehicle.
Who shall ensure sufficient response forces are dispatched and tactically employed to defeat the adversary prior to the adversary gaining access to the weapon?
How many security situations can be in effect at a time for any one LF or MAF?
Only 2 at a time
As many security situations affecting an LF or MAF at the time
If indications show a need to upgrade the existing situation, who will upgrade the security situation and who do they notify immediately?
MCC upgrades the security situation and immediately notifies the FSC and MSC.
Responding SFs upgrade the security situation and immediately notify the FSC and MCC.
FSC upgrades the security situation and immediately notifies the MCC and MSC.
Responding SFs upgrade the security situation and immediately notify the Flight CC/Chief.
An initial remote alarm assessment will be made using this equipment to determine if the OZ-only alarm requires an SF response?
WSTI pan tilt thermal infrared camera
PTZ FLIR thermal imager
The _________ establishes a program to selectively exercise SF elements and identifies, in writing, individuals authorized to conduct SREs.
Personnel conducting Security Reaction Exercises (SREs) coordinate with whom before initiating the SRE?
Who will notify the MCC and WCP to prevent an exercise situation form being up-channeled as an actual event?
The passing and receipt of the current primary duress word best describes what?
Sign counter sign
None of the above
Non-compliance with established procedures (failure to report as prescribed, reporting incorrectly, using bogus or reversed call signs, team entering the wrong LF, etc.) best describes what?
Both B and C
Units will publish procedures for active and passive duress in what?
MCC and the FSC will request how many authentications if a team indicate duress by entering the wrong LF by accident?
Authentications are not required
A security situation may only be terminated by what?
Two good authentications from an armed and MEED-equipped SF team.
Two good authentications from any MEED-equipped SF personnel.
Passing correct dispatch information and equipped with a MEED.
One good authentication from any personnel equipped with a MEED.
A change in a Response Condition (RC) does not automatically change a ____________.
Travel Condition (TC
Normal conditions exist and LF(s) is/are accessible to SF best describes what?
Road Condition I
Travel Condition I
Weather or road conditions have affected response, or the ability to respond to the LF(s) and the site(s) is/are not accessible best describes what?
How frequently will periodic attempts be made to respond to sites under RC II conditions?
At least daily
At least every other day
Attempts will be made once road conditions have been upgraded to RC I
When SF personnel have time and are available
Use ________ where available and operational to periodically view (not to exceed one hour) those sites that cannot be reached during RC II.
Who is authorized to approve Road Condition (RC) changes?
the Wing CC or designated representative (in writing)
the Squadron CC or designated representative (in writing)
the Group CC or designated representative (in writing)
The LF "A" circuit and "B" circuit, with operational
combinations installed are an integral part of the launcher security system and are classified what?
____________ personnel must open the security pit vault door.
“A” or “B” side
Anyone on a dispatch
Who will perform a lift check of the “A” circuit after it has been secured?
Security and Maintenance team member
Security Forces team member only
Maintenance team member only
Two authorized Security Forces team members
Mission Cat VII teams guarding LFs will not have access ____________ when the B-Plug is insecure
“A” Circuit combinations
“B” Circuit combinations
Both “A” and “B” combinations
To assist in an emergency, who will be trained in procedures necessary to raise and lower the B-Plug?
All security personnel performing SET duties
Only SET personnel
SET and MFT personnel
Maintenance personnel only
Who will be immediately notified of a suspected “A” circuit lockout?
FSC, MSC and the MCC
FSC, MSC and KCCC
Security Forces may perform critical emergency maintenance tasks as directed by MMOC. What emergency maintenance tasks are SF personnel authorized to perform and if not accomplished in minimum time would result in damage to equipment?
Environmental control system resets and primary power system resets
Primary power system resets only
SF personnel are not authorized to perform critical emergency maintenance tasks
LF security lighting resets only
Who specifically authorizes and directly controls Security Forces performing critical emergency maintenance tasks?
Each LF is protected by how many sensors that terminates at the MCC’s console in the launch control center (LCC)?
What does an OZ alarm detect?
Intrusions within a perimeter inside the topside of the LF.
Intrusions within the entire fenced in portion of the LF.
Penetration attempts to the launcher.
Penetration attempts to the LF gate.
What does an IZ alarm detect?
Penetration attempts to the WSA.
While on Alert the ____________ is in command of the flight area.
________________ reported to the MCC also provides indications of potential intrusions into protected areas of the LF.
Weapons System Alarms
When the _________ cannot perform their duties, responsibility transfers to the __________ at the __________ or a __________. If these SCCs are unable to perform this function, responsibility transfers to _____________ having communications capability with an MCC.
MSC, SCC, ACP, SCP, any surviving mobile element
MCC, SCC, SCP, ACP, any surviving mobile element
SCC, MSC, MCC, ACP, SCP, any surviving mobile element
MSC, MCC, SCC, ACP, any surviving mobile element
When multiple LFs report with the same response priority, assess each LF using what device?
Prioritize LF(s) response without what capability?
Who can make a visual assessment of a site but is not allowed to conduct a complete investigation?
A single individual
Who can be diverted to assist in assessing alarms, but must be coordinated with the missile maintenance operations center (MMOC)?
Maintenance Teams with Set Guards traveling through the area
Mobile Fire Teams
Security Response Teams with Mobile Fire Teams
Teams carrying ___________ will not be used to conduct visual assessments, nor will they respond to investigate alarms.
Code Components, critical components, or classified material (other than MEED)
USKAK 55 CDR
Physically check secure, unguarded LFs once every __________ days
When conducting physical checks of unguarded LFs, what activations must be included?
Inner and Outer zone IDS activation(s)
MOSR 48 activations
Teams generating IZ alarms during an LF check are not required to ___________ upon IZ illumination if two team members have authenticated within the previous _____ minutes.
Authenticate, 30 minutes
Authenticate, 60 minutes
Strike the site, 30 minutes
Strike the site, 15 minutes
Which agency identifies the need for a team to be dispatched to the missile field?
Who confirms the need for sending the team into the missile field?
Who assigns the mission category?
Who is responsible for ensuring that all personnel assigned to PRP duties have their PRP status verified prior to being placed on the AFGSC Form 246/MADO?
Specific individuals within each initiating agency must be appointed in writing using what form?
AFGSC Form 577 (Signature Card)
AFGSC Form 246/MADO
AFGSC Form 245
Official memo with corresponding letter head from owning squadron
What is recommended but not required for trips dispatching to the missile field that will not require entry to LFs and MAFs?
AFGSC Form 246
AFGSC Form 247
AFGSC Form 248
What is MECS designed to control?
The information required for unescorted entry to LFs or MAFs, and prevents one person from possessing enough information or material to enter a secured launcher.
Operational keying material classified Secret//Crypto//NOFORN
HHUs used to encrypt or decrypt
Operational security for the control and management of COMSEC material.
Operational keying material is classified as what?
All of the above
. An ____________ is considered compromised when the possibility exists that an unauthorized personnel knows an individual’s authenticator?
Individuals receiving authenticators must not make any record ___________ or ___________?
The MEED device is a __________?
split knowledge offline cipher system used for personnel authentication and passing combinations.
online cipher system
split knowledge cipher system used for passing duress
system used to pass combinations only
“A” side MEED units are what color?
“B” side MEED units are what color?
Units are authorized to conduct minor maintenance activities on the MEED equipment. What minor maintenance is authorized?
Changing the batteries, cleaning and adjusting the connector and battery compartment contacts, or adjusting bent pins
Changing the batteries only
cleaning the connector and battery contacts only
What type of maintenance of MEED devices is prohibited?
Cleaning and adjusting the connector and battery compartment contacts
adjusting bent pins
What form is used to issue, transfer, and receive MEED units form the location the MEED unit is assigned?
When does routine zeroization of a field key in the DTU occur?
When the team member issued that key returns the HHU to KCCC.
When the team member issued that key is in route to MSC.
Each day the team member turns the HHU over to the FSC for storage/safe keeping.
When the person in possession of the HHU believes it to be at risk of overt or covert personnel.
What is accomplished when an individual believes the device in their possession may be compromised by overt or covert means, or when ordered by competent authority?
The KL-86 and KL-85 are given what classification when unkeyed?
The KL-86 and KL-85 are handled as and controlled as what?
Prior to allowing access to MECS/MEED material all holders must be ___________?
wearing military uniform
an E-6 or above
an O-3 or above
What must a team arriving at the MAF gate pass the FSC?
Their trip number, team chief’s name and rank, and number of personnel
Their trip number and number of personnel
Team chief’s name, rank and number of personnel
Security status, name, rank and trip number
What form(s) must your information be verified against prior to the FSC allowing entry to the MAF?
AFGSC Form 246/MADO/EAL
AFGSC Form 245/MADO/EAL
AFGSC Form 247/MADO/EAL
AFGSC Form 248/MADO/EAL
What are the standard methods of passing dispatch information for MAF entry?
vehicle radios or the gate phone
radios and cell phone
gate phone only
vehicle radios only
SF must ensure all personnel requiring escorted entry to the SCC, elevator shaft way, LCEB and/or LCC are _____________ prior to entering the SCC?
Visual inspections of personnel requiring escorted entry to the SCC, elevator shaft wary, LCEB and/or LCC will consist of what?
removing all items from pockets and a visual inspection of the individual and all hand-carried items
the use of a Trans frisker device and a visual inspection of all hand-carried items
visual inspections are not authorized. A simple frisk must be accomplished prior to allowing entry
escort authority may vouch for personnel requiring entry
Emergency vehicles transporting ______________ will not be delayed for inspections?
seriously injured personnel
bodily organs on ice
life support equipment with a shelf life
Who is the approval authority for teams entering LFs?
Who will grant permission for all trips to depart the site?
FSC and MCC
MCC and MSC
FSC and MSC
Who is the exception and may be allowed on to a site with a security situation in progress?
Responding security teams
Military maintenance personnel
Civilian maintenance contractors
Contracted surveillance team and emergency water intrusion team
Subsequent follow-on teams may not need to ____________ if the on-site team chief, or assistant team chief personally recognizes and vouches for the team chief requesting entry?
process onto the LF
If the team requesting entry to the LF is comprised of one individual and the on-site team chief is unable to make positive personal recognition, how many authentications are required of the one individual requesting entry?
Prior to entering LFs, the convoy CC ________________ the convoy composition to the __________?
Which is correct of the following?
The weapons transporting vehicle will not stop outside the LF but will immediately enter
The weapons transporting vehicle will stop outside the LF, authenticate and immediately enter
The convoy CC will authenticate in route to the LF and immediately enter
The convoy CC will authenticate with the receiving flight area MCC before leaving MSB
The RF shall arrive before a hostile force can penetrate the secure portions of the LF, but in not more than _____________?
The BF shall be dispatched concurrently with the RF and shall arrive at the threatened LF in not more than ____________?
Those actions, proportional to the threat, that disrupt the adversary and delay them from meaningful work in order to prevent theft, damage, sabotage, destruction, or detonation of a nuclear weapon best describes what?
Immediate, Sufficient Duress
Final Denial Fire
The ability of the security forces to place effective fire on the entrances to facilities or platforms containing nuclear weapons best describes what?
A payload transporter carrying a nuclear weapon with a malfunction, breakdown, or other non-hostile condition(s) off base and deemed long-term may require establishing a what?
Who approves establishment of the NDA?
Group level or higher Commander
Who will establish the initial area and direct actions to expedite NDA approval?
Convoy Tactical CC
Group CC or higher
IAW USSTRATCOM CCIR reporting criteria, which must be notified of any establishment of an NDA?
USSTRATCOM Global Operations Center (GOC)
20th Air Force