18. Q. Para 10 What should commanders consider first?
A: The most likely threats and hazards and decide which
personnel, physical assets, and information to protect.
19. Q. Para 6 What is meant by the principle redundant?
A: Protection efforts are often redundant anywhere that
vulnerability or a critical point of failure is identified.
redundancy ensures that specific activities, systems, efforts,
and capabilities that are critical for the success of the overall
protection effort have a Secondary or auxiliary effort of equal
or greater capability.
20. Q. Para 6 What is meant by the principle enduring?
A: Protection capabilities are ongoing activities for
maintaining the objectives of preserving combat power,
populations, partners, essential equipment, resources, and
critical infrastructure in every phase of an operation.
21. Q. Para 10 What is the first step to effective
22. Q. Para 10 What two processes does the commander
use to develop and examine information for use in the
various continuing activities and integrating processes to
consider what to protect?
A: MDMP and TLP’s
23. Q. Para 12 What are the keys to protection planning?
A: Identifying the threats and hazards, assessing the threats
and hazards to determine the risks, developing preventive
measures, and integrating protection tasks into a
comprehensive scheme of protection that includes mitigating
24. Q. Para 14 What do active defense measures assist in?
A: Denying the initiative to the enemy or adversary.
25. Q. Para 14 What is protection focused on during the
A: During the preparation phase, protection focuses on
deterring and preventing the enemy or adversary from actions
that would affect combat power and the freedom of action.
26. Q. Para 15 When does assessment occur?
A: During preparation.
27. Q. Para 15 What do assessments generally include?
A: Activities required to maintain situational understanding;
monitor and evaluate running estimates and tasks, methods of
evaluation, and measures of performance; and identify
variances for decision support.
28. Q. Para 19 What must commanders accept to exploit
time-sensitive opportunities by acting before enemies or
adversaries discover vulnerabilities, take evasive or
defensive action, and implement countermeasures?
A: Commanders must accept prudent risk.
29. Q. Para 14 What is the execution of passive defense
A: Prepares the force against the threat and hazard effects and
speeds the mitigation of those effects.
30. Q. Para 8 name five of the thirteen supporting tasks of
the protection warfighting function?