Defcon 2: Fast Pace
DEFCON 2, or Fast Pace, is a red colored condition level similar to a ‘red alert’ warning level status. Defcon 2 means we are at the next step to war or a nuclear threat. During this alert level the United States Armed Forces are ready and prepared to ship out in 6 hours time or less, hence the name “Fast Pace”.
Defcon 2, or Fast Pace is the second highest condition level in the warning system, with only alert level 1 being higher. The alert status may be changed to this level after intelligence findings indicate a risk for an impending attack, such as the case in the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 when the alert status was changed to Fast Pace for the Strategic Air Command.
Defcon 2, or Fast Pace has been reached only once for the SAC, or strategic air command during the cold war Cuban missile crisis in October 26, 1962 after soviet missile pads were found in Cuba, but changed to alert level 3 after a short time. Taken from Defcon Level Warning System:
May 11, 2023 – Israel Defense Forces (IDF): “The IDF attacked a position for launching mortar bombs of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization”. A total of 507 launches toward Israel from the Gaza Strip. Read more
May 9, 2023 – Israel Defense Forces (IDF): “IDF warplanes attacked and thwarted a number of senior members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terrorist organization”. Read more
May 3rd, 2023 – The State Nuclear Regulatory Inspectorate of Ukraine claims that Russia has “placed another batch of military equipment, weapons, and explosives in the premises of the turbine department of the 4th power unit of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant”. Read more
May 2, 2023 – After the death of the leader of the Islamic Jihad, Hader Adnan in an Israeli prison, reportedly due to an 86 day hunger strike, three rockets were fired from Gaza, Islamic Jihad terrorist group raised alertness. Read more
April 28, 2023 – The attack reported by Britain’s Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) on position 1531.838N 05213.688 18 nautical miles south of Nishtun, Yemen has been downgraded from “attack” to “incident”. Read more
April 28, 2023 – Britain’s Maritime Trade Operations (UKMTO) has reported that a vessel has come under attack 18 nautical miles south of Nishtun, Yemen. Read more
April 22nd, 2023 – Although the Pentagon has deployed forces and is reported to be coming up with options to assist in an evacuation of U.S. citizens located in the African country of Sudan, the White House said on Friday that it has no plans for a country-wide pullout of Americans from the country at this time. Read more
April 22nd, 2023 – Operation Inherent Resolve: “BAGHDAD – On the morning of April 22, 2023, a Coalition Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), in direct support of Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) operations, experienced a mechanical failure and crashed south of Kirkuk, Iraq. Read more
April 17th, 2023 – U.S. Central Command: “CENTCOM confirms an ISIS Senior Leader was killed in a helicopter raid in northern Syria this morning. Read more
April 17th, 2023 – Two residents of New York have been arrested for allegedly operating a Chinese “secret police station” in Chinatown, and are expected to appear before the Brooklyn federal court on Monday. Read more
April 17th, 2023 – CENTCOM: “US Central Command forces conducted a unilateral helicopter raid in northern Syria in the early morning of April 17th targeting a Senior ISIS Syria Leader and Operational Planner responsible for planning terror attacks in the Middle East and Europe. Read more
Taken from Defcon Level Warning System: https://www.defconlevel.com/current-level.php