High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and High Power Microwave (HPM) Devices: Threat Assessments

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This report discusses the assessment of the Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), which is an instantaneous, intense energy field that can overload or disrupt at a distance numerous electrical systems and high technology microcircuits.

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Wilson, Clay April 14, 2006.

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This report discusses the assessment of the Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), which is an instantaneous, intense energy field that can
overload or disrupt at a distance numerous electrical systems and high technology microcircuits.

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20 pages.

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Wilson, Clay. High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and High Power Microwave (HPM) Devices: Threat Assessments, report, April 14, 2006; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs8769/: accessed July 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.