Department of the Army Regulation 190-16
AFR 207-4
MCO 5500.13A
DLAR 5710.4

Military Police

Physical Security

31 May 1991

Effective date: 28 June 1991


PIN: 055389000

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History: This UPDATE printing publishes a revision of this publication. Because the publication has been extensively revised, the changed portions have not been highlighted.

Summary: This regulation establishes standard policies on physical security systems planning, threat statements, control of access to installations, security of aircraft, bulk petroleum assets, and critical communications facilities. The Joint Chiefs of Staff-approved terminology, terms, definitions, and prescribed security measures are intended to facilitate inter-Service coordination and support of U.S. military terrorism counter-action activities.

Applicability: This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Air Force, the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Defense Logistics Agency. It applies to the personnel of the U.S. Army Reserve when located on installations owned, leased, or otherwise under the jurisdiction of the military departments or the Defense Logistics Agency. It also applies to personnel of the Army National Guard, the Air National Guard, the Air Force Reserve, the U.S. Navy Reserve, and the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve when in the service of the United States or located on installations owned, leased, or otherwise under the jurisdiction of the military departments or the Defense Logistics Agency.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent agency of this regulation is the Office of the Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans .

Army Management Control Process: This regulation is subject to the requirements of AR 11-2 . It contains internal control provisions but does not contain checklists for conducting internal control reviews. These checklists are contained in DA Circular 11-89-2 .

Supplementation: Army supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from HQDA (DAMO-ODL), WASH DC 20310-0440. Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and DLA supplementation of this regulation is permitted, but is not required. If supplements are issued, major or second echelon commands will furnish one copy of each supplement to their headquarters. Air Force, to Air Force Office of Security Police, ATTN: SPOS, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM 87117-6001; Navy, to Chief of Naval Operations (OP-09N), Navy Department, Washington, DC 20388-5400; Marine Corps, furnish one copy to Commandant of the Marine Corps (Code POS-40), Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, DC 20380-0001; and Defense Logistics Agency, furnish one copy to Staff Director, Office of Command Security, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DLA-I, Cameron Station, Alexandria, VA 22304-6100.

Suggested Improvements: Users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements through appropriate command channels to HQDA (DAMO-ODL) WASH DC 20310-0440.

Distribution: Distribution of this publication is made in accordance with DA Form 12-09-E , block number 3184, intended for command level D for Active Army, Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve.
Navy:   SNDL Part 2; Stocked: Naval Aviation Supply Office, Physical Distribution Division, Code 103, 5801 Tabor Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19120-5099 (500 copies).
Air Force:   F
Marine Corps:      MARCORPS   PCN 10208415400.
Defense Logistics Agency:   3;52A;72;81.

*This regulation supersedes AR 190-16, OPNAVINST 5530.15A, AFR 207-4, MCO 5500.13, and DLAR 5710.4, 15 March 1984.

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