electromagnetic pulse

Definition of an EMP

Definition of an EMP

electromagnetic pulse (EMP): The electromagnetic radiation from a nuclear explosion or a suddenly fluctuating magnetic field. The resulting electric and magnetic fields may couple with electrical/electronic systems to produce damaging current and voltage surges. A...

China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China: Cutting Edge EMP Weapons

China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) are developing state of the art cutting-edge EMP weapons (electromagnetic pulse) to ensure supremacy in that area, reported by 'Focus Taiwan News Channel'. The China Times also reveals that China's Ministry of National Defense is...

Solar Event Risk to Power Grid

Solar Event Risk to Power Grid

The electrical power grid has only existed for a sliver of time in human history. A solar SuperStorm of the size and duration of the 1859 Carrington Event has not happened in that time, and there is a general assumption that something of this magnitude (or worse) will...

Blackout… Are You Ready?

Blackout… Are You Ready?

The electricity goes out - no electrical power - a power outage - blackout. Our survival will depend upon the preparations and supplies that we have already made and stored at the time of the blackout. Think about the scenarios and imagine life without electricity....