The Earth Starfleet began without an alert status system (signal) until one was suggested by Lieutenant Malcolm Reed aboard the prototype Enterprise, an early starship that had a larger crew and a greater need for reaction time during crisis situations.
Colored alerts Edit
- Red alert (condition red) - critical situation, denoted by flashing red warning lights and audio alarms.
- Yellow alert (condition yellow) - elevated alert
- Blue alert (condition blue) - environmental, docking/separation, or landing alert
- Gray mode
- Black alert