The article analyzes the current state of the research techniques for evaluating the actions of officials during an antiterrorist operation during a forensic military examination. The structure of the methodology is outlined, the subject-matter, object, subjects and main tasks of the forensic military expertise are determined, the proposed algorithm of actions of the forensic expert during the relevant studies has been developed.
The developed methodology covers the study of a causal violation of the current legislation by officials of the Security Service of Ukraine, the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and other military units established in accordance with the law, law enforcement agencies of the security and defense sectors, with the onset of serious consequences – the loss of people, the cause of material damage to legal entities and individuals and so on.
According to the results of research work, it will be proposed to include this methodology in the Register of methodologies for conducting forensic expertises and in the List of scientific, technical and reference literature majoring in 16.1 “Military research”.
Key words: anti-terrorist operation, methodology, fight against terrorism, judicial military expertise, official.