DEFCON 3 Condition Level - Round House Or Yellow Alert Status
What Is DEFCON 3 Or "Round House" Warning Level?DEFCON 3, also called "Round House" or "Yellow Alert" is an increase in alertness and military readiness level. With DEFCON 3 the air force is in a higher state of readiness level so that they can deploy and mobilize within 15 minutes time.
The alert color for DEFCON 3 is yellow. The meaning behind yellow alert, or round house is similar to that of a yellow "caution" sign. We are prepared, cautious and in a state of military readiness. Round house is a state of preparedness and a level of caution.