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5. What does an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) attack look like?Submitted by MikeChalberg on Mon, 2012-03-05 11:55
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Nuclear weapons were originally delivered simply by an airplane. The nuclear warhead was attached to a “gravity bomb” which would explode on impact. This is still a feasible means of delivery and a potential threat to the United States. Any of the three main types of missiles (tactical, theater and ICBM) can be delivered with a nuclear warhead attached. Though technologically more difficult to deliver, these missiles can be launched quickly, travel extremely fast and are very difficult to stop. At this point, if such a missile were launched at the United States there would be a strong probability that it would successfully detonate.
A nuclear detonation could take place at high-altitude which would cause an electro-magnetic pulse (EMP) to spread out across much of the United States, likely shutting down all unprotected electronic devices in its path. If an EMP attack were to take place, it's quite likely that a large part of our food, water, and health care networks would be partially or entirely crippled because of our high-dependency upon electronics. As such, an EMP could lead to many millions of deaths. To learn more about EMPs, click the image below: