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By U.S. Government,Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack,U.S. House of Representatives

ISBN-10: 1549550624

ISBN-13: 9781549550621

complete consultant to the specter of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) assault with a high-altitude nuclear weapon detonation, together with either studies of the fee to evaluate the possibility to the USA from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) assault (Executive document and 2008 serious Infrastructure Report), plus testimony given at hearings ahead of the home of Representatives Committee on nationwide safety, army examine and improvement Subcommittee, at the hazard posed through EMP to U.S. army structures and civil infrastructure. The fee record summary states: "Several power adversaries have or can collect the aptitude to assault the us with a high-altitude nuclear weapon-generated electromagnetic pulse (EMP). A decided adversary can in achieving an EMP assault strength with no need a excessive point of class. EMP is one among a small variety of threats that may carry our society susceptible to catastrophic results. EMP will hide the huge geographic zone inside line of sight to the nuclear weapon. It has the potential to provide major harm to severe infrastructures and therefore to the very cloth folks society, in addition to to the power of the us and Western countries to venture impact and army energy. the typical point that could produce such an impression from EMP is basically electronics, so pervasive in all elements of our society and army, coupled via serious infrastructures. Our vulnerability is expanding day-by-day as our use of and dependence on electronics keeps to develop. The impression of EMP is uneven relating to power protagonists who're now not as depending on glossy electronics. the present vulnerability of our severe infrastructures can either invite and present assault if now not corrected. Correction is possible and good in the Nation's potential and assets to accomplish." fee government file contents comprise: Nature of the EMP risk; Prevention; defense and restoration of Civilian Infrastructures; method and proposals; Intelligence, Interdiction, and Deterrence; retaining severe parts of the Infrastructure; preserving the aptitude to observe and review the situation of severe Infrastructures; spotting EMP assault; making plans to hold Out a scientific restoration of serious Infrastructures; education, comparing, pink Teaming, and Periodically Reporting to the Congress; Defining the Federal Government's accountability and Authority to behave; spotting the possibilities for Shared merits; carrying out learn and improvement electrical energy Infrastructure; Telecommunications; significance of guaranteed Telecommunications; EMP results on Telecommunications; instructed Mitigation actions ; Banking And Finance; Fuel/Energy Infrastructure; Transportation Infrastructure; foodstuff Infrastructure; Water offer Infrastructure; Emergency companies; house platforms; govt; holding The Citizenry knowledgeable; safeguard Of army Forces. The serious nationwide Infrastructures record comprises: Infrastructure Commonalities * SCADA platforms * effect of SCADA Vulnerabilities on serious Infrastructures: old perception * Infrastructures and Their Interdependencies * Commission-Sponsored Modeling and Simulation (M&S) actions * electrical strength * Description * Vulnerabilities * attempt effects * old Insights * differences * process * techniques * Telecommunications * Telecommunications aid in the course of Emergencies * EMP effect on Telecommunications * techniques * Banking and Finance * The monetary companies * Vulnerability to EMP * outcomes of economic Infrastructure Failure * Petroleum and typical gasoline * Infrastructure Description * Direct results of EMP on Petroleum and typical gasoline Infrastructure * Petroleum Infrastructure and SCADA * common fuel Infrastructure and SCADA * results of an EMP occasion at the U.S. Petroleum and typical gasoline Infrastructures.

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