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In 2004, the congressionally mandated Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from EMP Attack released an unclassified executive report on its broader study of the U.S.’s vulnerability to EMP weapons strikes. Read More.
Most Americans—whether members of the public or politicians in Congress—ignore or are unaware of the very real threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack. Read More.
An EMP is a high-intensity burst of electromagnetic energy caused by the rapid acceleration of charged particles. An EMP attack has the potential to decimate America’s electrical and technological infrastructure, effectively sending the U.S. back to the 19th CenturyAs society grows more reliant on electronic devices, so its vulnerability to an EMP attack.
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