Strategic Goal 2: Counterterrorism - Performance Results for Performance Goal 3

FY 2003 Performance and Accountability Report
Bureau of Resource Management
December 2003
Report

VII. Performance Results

 

PERFORMANCE GOAL 3

Coordinated international prevention and response to terrorism, including bioterrorism

 

I/P #6: FOREIGN EMERGENCY SUPPORT TEAM (FEST)

Provide U.S. Ambassadors with advice, assistance, and assessments concerning terrorism-related issues.

INPUT INDICATOR

Indicator #1: Degree of Support for Combatant Commanders' CT Exercise Programs and the
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) Sponsored, No-Notice CT Exercise

FY Results History 2000 FEST participated in two of the Combatant Commanders' national- and International-level counte
2001 FEST participated in two national- and international-level counter-terrorist exercises and the CJCS-sponsored, no-notice counter-terrorist exercise.
2002
  1. No exercises scheduled because of Operation Enduring Freedom.
  2. Co-chaired the CSG Exercise Sub-Group and developed the next 18 month, national- and international-Level
    exercise schedule.
  3. Finalized Exercise Sub-Group's Operating Charter.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results FEST participated in Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff no-notice counterterrorist exercise. The Department participated in TOPOFF II. FEST participated in US Pacific Command's counterterrorist exercise.
Target The FEST participates in two of the Combatant Commander's national and international-level counterterrorist exercises,
the CJCS no-notice exercise, and the National Level Top Officials (TOPOFF) Exercise.
Rating Above Target
Impact Lessons learned in all exercises will be utilized to implement changes in policies and procedures that will improve U.S. government response to terrorism. Lessons learned will be shared with international partners to enhance their counterterrorism response mechanisms.
Other Issues FEST only participated in one Combatant Commander's exercise due to the cancellation of US Southern Command's exercise scheduled for March 2003. Cancellation was a result of the proximity of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Paulo Vilarinhos, health secretary from Brasilia, Brazil, checks out entomology equipment at a display booth at the American Mosquito Control Association Convention in Minneapolis. � AP Photo/Janet Hostetter

Photo showing aulo Vilarinhos, health secretary from Brasilia, Brazil, checking out entomology equipment at a display booth at the American Mosquito Control Association Convention in Minneapolis.

 

I/P #7: TECHNICAL SUPPORT WORKING GROUP (TSWG)

Conduct rapid prototyping and technology development in order to effectively detect, deter,
and defend against terrorist attacks.

EFFICIENCY INDICATOR

Indicator #2: Degree to Which Currently-Funded Technical Support Working Group (TSWG) Research Projects are Completed On-Time and Within Budget and the Degree to Which the Number of Projects Accepted Is Increased

FY Results History 2000 N/A
2001 N/A
2002 Baseline: Seventy-five percent of currently funded research projects completed on time and within budget.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results
  1. Seventy-five percent of FY 2003 projects completed on time and within budget.
  2. Five percent increase in number of projects over FY 2002.
Target
  1. 1. Seventy-five percent of currently funded research projects completed on time and within budget.
  2. Five percent increase in the number of research projects accepted.
Rating
  1. On Target
  2. On Target
Impact Over sixty products fielded during FY 2003 are now being used by U.S. counterterrorism elements in intelligence, security, law enforcement, military and first responder communities to enhance capabilities and save lives.

 

I/P #8: MONEY LAUDERING AND TERRORIST FINANCING

Support the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and Fund the Growing Demand for Assistance for NCCT Countries.

OUTCOME INDICATOR

Indicator #3: Status of FATF and Money Laundering List of Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories (NCCT)

FY Results History 2000 N/A
2001 N/A
2002 Baseline: Seventy-five percent of currently funded research projects completed on time and within budget.
FY 2003
Data
2003 Results Two countries are in the initial stages of being removed from the FATF list.
Target Two countries removed from the FATF list.
Rating Slightly Below Target
Impact The steady removal of countries and territories from FATF list reduces opportunity for global criminal and terrorist activity.