Accession Number:

ADA332511

Title:

The Electromagnetic Bomb - A Weapon of Electrical Mass Destruction,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

MONASH UNIV CLAYTON (AUSTRALIA)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

High Power Electromagnetic Pulse generation techniques and High Power Microwave technology have matured to the point where practical E-bombs Electromagnetic bombs are becoming technically feasible, with new applications in both Strategic and Tactical Information Warfare. The development of conventional E-bomb devices allows their use in non-nuclear confrontations. This paper discusses aspects of the technology base, weapon delivery techniques and proposes a doctrinal foundation for the use of such devices in warhead and bomb applications.

Subject Categories:

  • Directed Energy Weapons

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE