AIR DEFENSE LIAISON OFFICERS (ADLO'S) 4-5-1. REGION CONFIGURATION CHART Air Defense regions are depicted in FIG 4-5-1. FIG 4-5-1 mil0405_floating0 4-5-2. ASSIGNMENTS ADLO's, under the supervision of the Special Operations Division, ATP-200, may be assigned to NORAD Headquarters and to each CONUS NORAD Region/Sector. a. The ADLO will operate as a member of the NORAD commander's staff to which assigned. b. NORAD Headquarters/NORAD Region/ Sector, as appropriate, shall be officially notified prior to initial assignment or reassignment of an ADLO. NOTE- Normally, one ADLO will be assigned. c. An ADLO may also provide assistance to other major military commands/services when so directed by ATP-200. 4-5-3. DUTIES WITH NORAD HEADQUARTERS OR NORAD REGION/ SECTOR COMMANDER'S STAFF As a member of the Commander's staff, the ADLO shall: a. Advise the Commander and his staff on the capabilities and limitations of FAA facilities and personnel with respect to NORAD/Air Division facilities, and represent the FAA on matters pertaining to the utilization of FAA services and facilities for peacetime operations and during air defense emergencies. b. During an air defense emergency, serve as a member of the commander's battle staff as liaison officer between the NORAD Headquarters to which assigned and the FAA. c. Advise and assist appropriate members of the Commander's staff, as required, in the preparation of NORAD/Air Division plans and programs for SCATANA, Aircraft Movement Information Service (AMIS), all war plans, programs, operations orders, regulations, and operational procedures which involve participation of FAA personnel or use of FAA facilities. d. Participate in the development of air defense exercises planned at NORAD Headquarters/ Regions or Sectors, including assistance in coordination with FAA facilities for the assignment of airspace to accommodate the exercise. e. Prepare detailed instructions for the guidance of ARTCC/CERAP's for: 1. Forwarding AMIS data to Air Defense facilities as required. 2. The application of plans for SCATANA, both during peacetime and during an air defense emergency. f. Facilitate required liaison between NORAD Headquarters/NORAD Regions/Sectors, FAA headquarters, regions, and ATC facilities, as appropriate, to aid in negotiating Memorandums of Understanding, Letters of Agreement and changes thereto, and resolving common problems between FAA and NORAD facilities pertaining to the movement of interceptors and application of the authorization for interceptor operations (AFIO). g. Review the communications capability of the NORAD Sector to ensure that adequate voice page hot-line interphone circuits are available to permit rapid exchange of information between NORAD and FAA controllers. Coordinate with FAA offices on new communications requirements in accordance with FAA/NORAD/1st AF policies. 4-5-4. ADDITIONAL ADLO DUTIES WITH NORAD SECTORS In cooperation with the commander's staff, the ADLO shall: a. Provide indoctrination and periodic follow-on briefings to assigned personnel concerning the interceptor and strike/target aircraft in the FAA ATC system, the related procedures including the FAA AFIO, the impact of air defense activities on the ATC system, and the attendant functions and responsibilities of both Air Defense and ATC facilities. b. Determine the adequacy of the required equipment and proficiency of personnel authorized to control military aircraft in the ATC system or exercise the AFIO. c. Assist in the design, development, and administration of training programs to qualify Air Defense Control Facility (ADCF) personnel in selected air traffic control procedures/practices necessary to efficiently interact with the air traffic control system. d. Assist in correcting noted deficiencies in the application of FAA standards, policies, and procedures and in resolving real-time problems with ARTCC's as they occur. e. Recommend action to correct equipment deficiencies, unsafe handling of aircraft, or deficiencies related to FAA delegated responsibilities or authority. f. Assist the Faker Coordinator, the Faker monitor team, and the operations crew weapons teams in resolving problems occurring with ATC facilities during exercises. g. Be present at, or return to, the ROCC/SOCC during increased air defense readiness conditions or as exercise conditions dictate. h. Assist in the planning and development of air defense exercises and participate in the critique. 4-5-5. ACCESS TO ADCF Access to an ADCF by FAA personnel shall be coordinated with the ADLO in advance. Any comments or recommendations of an operational nature that would result in changes to agreements shall be coordinated with ADLO. 4-5-6. CONVENE PERIODIC MEETINGS Periodic meetings with air defense personnel shall be convened at both regional and field level to ensure recognition of changing military requirements and adequacy of ATC service.