Defcon Level Warning System | Current Levels Condition Today
Welcome to Defcon Level Warning System. The current defcon level today in 2021 is located on the Current page, where you will not only find today's current defcon level status but also see important warning updates, news alerts and threats happening now.
What Does The Defcon Level Status Mean?
The meaning of DEFCON is DEFense readiness CONdition. There are 5 Defcon Level Alerts in the warning alert system. The purpose or meaning of the alert system is to indicate the current readiness status of the United States military, or how close we are to a nuclear attack.
The current defcon level alerts range from levels 1 to 5, with defcon level 1 being the highest U.S. military defense readiness warning status that can be ordered by the Pentagon, such as in situations like a state of war, or heightened nuclear threat, and defcon level 5 being the lowest threat condition in the warning system and means a current state of peace.
More Information About The Defcon Level & Official Change History
For more information about the levels and what the defense readiness levels mean visit our About Page where there is a section devoted to frequently asked questions and answers about the current defcon level alert status. The Condition Levels Page will explain what each of the defcon levels mean.
You may also visit the History Page where you will find a list of current official changes, including when the last change was. Remember, today's current level status is not recorded as an official change until the United States government officially releases the level to the public.
Don't forget to stop by the News Alerts page after checking out today's current defcon level!