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Re: World Trade Center attack

  • From: Mark C . Langston
  • Date: Tue Sep 11 20:31:23 2001

On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 10:46:24AM -0700, Ulf Zimmermann wrote:
> The USA is currently in state Delta, highest alertness state as if War has
> been declared. (Based on report on Fox News in the last 5 minutes)

Correct.  FP (Force Protection) Condition Delta is the highest alert.
Though I've heard it's only the US East coast posts that are at Delta;
I've had reports that most overseas bases are at Charlie.  FPCon is a
localized alert state and will vary by location.

DEFCON 2 has been reached, I believe.

DEFCON 1 does not necessarily equate automatically to war, however.  It
is merely the maximum level of force readiness.

Mark C. Langston
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Systems & Network Admin