Congress told: U.S. life ‘unsustainable’ after EMP



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…..“The threat of an electromagnetic pulse weapon represents the single greatest asymmetric capability that could fall into the hands of American enemies,” Frankswarned at the time.



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“Should a nuclear weapon from a rogue state such as Iran be detonated in Earth’s atmosphereat a sufficient height above



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the continental United States, the blast of electromagnetic energy could immediately cripple America’s electric power grid.“Currently, the vast majority of the United States’ infrastructure is unsecured and exposed,” he said.



Franks said that an EMP blast could disable “so large a swath of American technology that between 70 percent to 90 percent of the United States’ population could become unsustainable.”…..




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