Multiple scenarios for EMP catastrophe


America’s critical national infrastructures all are linked together – and to the power grid – and that opens the door for a variety of different scenarios in which an electromagnetic pulse event would create a catastrophe, analysts have warned.

The danger was recognized years ago already, when the 2008 report of the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse Attack said the threat from “highly interlocked critical infrastructures may be greater than the sum of the vulnerability of its parts.”

Read More

Enhanced by Zemanta

Tags: Electrical grid, Electromagnetic pulse, Electromagnetic Pulse Attack, north korea, Nuclear weapon, Physics, Radio frequency, United States

Facebook comments:

Leave a Reply