DEFCON: Defense Readiness Condition
DEFCON Five: normal peacetime activities
DEFCON Four: increase intelligence watch and increase security
DEFCON Three: forces on standby, awaiting further orders
DEFCON Two: forces ready for combat
DEFCON One: forces deployed for combat
In this explosive bestseller, the United States and the Soviet Union are poised on the brink of Armageddon. Glasnost has failed, Russia is economically desperate, and Gorbachevs successor has launched the first strike in what may become World War III. Only one man knows the full extent of the impending horrora CIA operative trapped in the Kremlin.
Written by a former Marine Corps pilot, DEFCON One is a blistering scenario of men and warexciting, tense, and frighteningly real.