Electromagnetic pulse bomb
Other Names: EMP nuclear bomb
Nature: The EMP bomb is designed to release most of its energy as an intense electromagnetic pulse, destroying electronic components but offering a low risk to humans. It would be used to cripple command and control systems but could also be used to damage the civil communications system of a country subject to an attack.
Problem Type: E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update 01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET