US raises nuclear alert to DEFCON 3. China mobilizes, masses troops on North Korean border sitting at DEFCON 1

Friday, April 12, the US raised its nuclear alert status to DEFCON 3, Condition Yellow (out of 5 levels), stating “There are currently no imminent nuclear threats against the United States at this time, however the situation is considered fluid and can change rapidly.” Many believe that North Korea will launch their test missile on or about April 15. Japan has instructed its armed forces to shoot down any North Korean missile that heads toward its territory.

via US raises nuclear alert to DEFCON 3. China mobilizes, masses troops on North Korean border.

China is at DEFCON 1 according to this article.

The Chinese military activities near North Korea were detected in Jilin Province, and intelligence reports from the area on March 19 indicated that PLA forces were ordered to go to “Level One” alert status, the highest level of readiness.

http://freebeacon.com/border-patrol/

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