Presentation on theme: "Security and Stockpile"— Presentation transcript:
1 Security and Stockpile Management of MANPADS (Man-Portable Air Defence Systems)
2 Scope Of Presentation Introduction Overview of Policy Storage Area Security MeasuresStorage Area Security ControlsStockpile Accountability MeasuresMANPADS Transportation SecuritySecurity of MANPADS in operations
3 IntroductionSingapore Armed Forces takes the stockpile management and security of its MANPADS very seriously.We have in place strict control measures to safeguard our MANPADS.Our measures meet the APEC guidelines on controls and security of MANPADS.
4 PolicyStorageWeapon system components & missile are managed by serial numberReceipt, Bring on Charge, Accounting, Expenditure, Disposal, Inventory HoldingSeparate storage of weapon system firing mechanism & missilesStrict physical security measuresWithin base fence-line, Field Defence Squadron, Depot security ForceMINDEF Security Dept cleared personnelStrict access controlAuthorised personnel onlyEntry to storage with at least 2 authorized persons
5 Policy Operations Release Control Two parties (Ops Dept + Log Dept) approval for release for missileRelease instruction through computerised stock control system onlyPre-authorised names of collection partyTransportationArmed escort outside ammunition base for missilesDisposalComply with End User Certification (EUC) requirement for disposal
7 Storage Area Security Measures Perimeter DefencesDedicated fence-line sited within main base (second layer)Intruder Detection SystemReinforcements at critical areas - double fencing layer and concertina wires.
8 Storage Area Security Measures Perimeter DefencesProtective structures - road-blocksWatch towers, CCTV & Fibre Optics Netting Alarm System
9 Storage Area Security Measures Security ForceDedicated Depot Security Section (DSS) - over and above airbase security force.24/7 manning by armed Regimental Police (RP).Conduct security checks on personnel and vehicle.Conduct mobile and foot patrolsEnhancing patrols with dog patrolsby airbase security forces.Escorting of visitors.
11 Storage Area Security Controls Access Control into Storage AreaOnly Depot personnel allowed access daily Must be cleared by MINDEF Security Department (MSD)Visitors granted access only on approval by MSD and Base Security Officer (S2) and Depot Commanding OfficerEntry into Depot - pass exchange for authentication of ALL personnel100% body search forALL personnel entering DepotDouble-locked systemLimit visitors from entering DepotEntry to site requires at least2 authorised personnel
12 Storage Area Security Controls MANPADS firing mechanism stored separate from missilesStorehouse ControlsLocked at all times - keys controlled by Depot Security Section.Booking in/out of keys only by authorised Depot personnel.Missiles in sealed containers.
14 Stockpile Accountability Measures 5 Tier Stock CheckBi-annual 100% stock checks.Bi-annual Depot Commanding Officer checks3-monthly Flight OC stock check3-monthly Inter-Depot Stock checkOn average, each missile is accounted for 5 times in a year.
15 Stockpile Accountability Measures Issuance Controls (Operations)Only approved Units allowed to submit request on computerised stock control system.‘Two Signature’ system - approval only by Head Logistics and Head Operations at Service HQ.Only authenticated personnel from approved Units allowed to collect missile from Depot.
17 Security of MANPADS during Transportation Transportation ControlsApproved explosives movement ordersMandatory accompaniment by armed escortsUse of approved routes onlyMissiles and firing mechanisms transported in separated containersMovement monitored by Depot Ops RoomComms maintained with Depot Ops Room at all times
19 Security of MANPADS in Operation Collection of MissilesMANPADS Storage at UnitField Deployment
20 Collection of Missiles Security Control Measures (MANPADS Collection)Collection team led by authorised officerMovement monitored by Unit Ops RoomCommunication maintained with Unit Ops Room at all timesReporting of locations by collection teamArmed escortsEscort vehicle
21 MANPADS Storage at Unit Security Control Measures (Storage at Unit)MANPADS stored in strong roomStrong metal doors with double locksIDS protectionDaily accounting and documentationOnly authorised personnel can book out keysUnit is manned 24 hrsChecks carried out by Duty Officer during silent hoursCamp is guarded 24 hrs
22 Field Deployment Security Control Measures (Field Deployment) Ops OrderMove out in convoyArmed protection during movement of MANPADSAccess control during deployment24 hrs sentry
23 Summary Security of stocks - a key mission imperative of SAF. Security measures and controls in place to safeguard our MANPADS.Strict accountability regulations ensure zero discrepancies in stock.