Saturday, October 15, 2016
Should The U.S. Upgrade Its Defence Readiness To Defcon 3?
Daily Star: US nuclear attack warning 'upgraded to level 3' as Russian threat goes 'beyond Cold War'
AMERICA is edging closer to nuclear armageddon after upgrading its attack “defence readiness”, it has been claimed.
The defense readiness condition, dubbed DEFCON, is an alert system used by the US military to indicate the risk of nuclear war.
The system has five levels of readiness, or states of alert, increasing in severity from DEFCON 5 – the least severe – to DEFCON 1 – the most severe.
The current DEFCON level is understood to be 5 – the lowest state of readiness.
But conspiracy theory website DEFCON warning system claims the threat has been upgraded to level 3, meaning the US Air Force is ready to mobilise in just 15 minutes.
Read more ....
Update: DWS Moves To DEFCON 3 (War Monitor)
WNU Editor: The website that is making the case to upgrade America's Defcon to 3 is the following .... DEFCON Warning System – Update 10/13/16 (The Defcon Warning System). What's my take .... the current DEFCON level is understood to be 5 – the lowest state of readiness ... and I would keep it there.