CRITICAL TASK: 301-340-1004
You will learn the procedures for planning, conducting, and preparing reports for an OPSEC survey. In
addition, you will be taught how to provide special assistance to both the US Army Nuclear Surety and Special
Identify the four phases of an OPSEC Survey; describe the format for both types of
OPSEC surveys; identify the two essential elements of an OPSEC plan; and list the duties
and responsibilities associated with the Nuclear Surety and Special Weapons programs.
You will be given narrative information and illustrations from AR 380-5, AR 381-20, and
You will plan, conduct, and prepare properly formatted reports for an OPSEC survey
IAW the provisions of STP 34-97B1-SM and STP 34-97B24-SM-TG.
The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications:
SECURITY SERVICES: CI/OPSEC PLAN
AR 530-1, Operations Security (OPSEC) states that OPSEC must be an integral part of all military plans,
operations, and activities. All functional units of a command and their staff should be involved in OPSEC
planning for a particular activity. As a counterintelligence (CI) Agent, you are expected to assist supported
commands in preparing OPSEC plans and OPSEC annexes to operations plans (OPLAN). Additionally, you
will be called on to provide threat estimates and other support to assist supported commands in the development
of their OPSEC programs.
Bear in mind that, in general, OPSEC plans should strive to accomplish two goals:
Maintain secrecy and surprise about intentions, military capabilities, and vulnerabilities of the activity