To meet the shared objectives, TOPOFF
3 focused on four critical areas: incident management; intelligence/investigations; public information; and evaluation.
Northern Command will soon conduct TOPOFF
3, a multiregional exercise that will test response capabilities and command and control structures.
This hypothetical is derived from one of the fictional scenarios actually tested as part of the TOPOFF
("Top Officials") exercises, which were a series of tests conducted to assess the nation's readiness to respond to the use of weapons of mass destruction on U.
The recent TOPOFF
2 exercises provide a good example.
In May 2000 federal agencies participated in a WMD attack simulation, dubbed TOPOFF
(for "top officials").
Known as TOPOFF
, the event was the largest of hundreds of similar exercises conducted since the mid-1990s at a cost of $3.
The exercise, formerly known as TOPOFF
5, is a high-priority, national-level terrorism prevention exercise scheduled for execution in July 2009.
Drennan has been an ISR contractor/instructor for TRADOC G2 in support of the ISR TOPOFF
Repercussions from Arizona's November 2004 dry run are still being felt today as the state heads into its next series of preparedness measures, including TOPOFF
(Top Officials), a national-level homeland security exercise that will take place in Phoenix and two other locales in 2007.
Federal ham-handedness was underscored in a 2000 exercise called TOPOFF
(for "top officials involved"), featuring simultaneous simulated attacks--a nuclear "event" in Washington, D.
Details about the activities and expenditures of the federal TOPOFF
antiterrorism program are available from Gina Talamona in the Department of Justice's press office (202-514-2007).
Dix led the private sector liaison effort for the TOPOFF
4 Tier 1 National Full Scale Exercise sponsored by the U.