Accession Number:

ADA014489

Title:

Electromagnetic Pulse and Civil Preparedness: An Overview

Descriptive Note:

Summary rept.

Corporate Author:

DEFENSE CIVIL PREPAREDNESS AGENCY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-05-21

Pagination or Media Count:

39.0

Abstract:

State of knowledge and degree of applicability of threat from and countermeasures against electromagnetic pulse from nuclear weapons is examined from the civil systems viewpoint. Environmental aspects are adequately researched, but practical measures are less well comprehended, especially for application by the layman. This report is expected to be the normative EMP program document for U.S. civil preparedness for the foreseeable future.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Defense
  • Nuclear Weapons
  • Electromagnetic Pulses

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE