Israeli News Live 20 Sept 2018


 

Israel is taking no chances as they have moved to a DEFCON 3 stage alert of its national defenses.

 

Russia begins drills in the Mediterranean closes all air-traffic and Ukraine is seeing troops moving into place from all sides. Turkey to moves in mass forces in a showdown to topple Assad.

 

Readiness condition Exercise term Description Readiness
DEFCON 1 COCKED PISTOL Nuclear war is imminent Maximum readiness
DEFCON 2 FAST PACE Next step to nuclear war Armed Forces ready to deploy and engage in less than 6 hours
DEFCON 3 ROUND HOUSE Increase in force readiness above that required for normal readiness Air Force ready to mobilize in 15 minutes
DEFCON 4 DOUBLE TAKE Increased intelligence watch and strengthened security measures Above normal readiness
DEFCON 5 FADE OUT Lowest state of readiness Normal readiness