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Originally posted by rapier28
Well, no weapons are good ideas.
but we build them anyway.
Originally posted by ghostsoldier
Does an Electro-Magnetic-Pulse have any affect on a human at all? Even if we were within feet of it disrupting a power-station? My logic being the fact that the human body is run by electrical signals interpreted and served-out by the brain... So therefor by removing the electrical signals we would simply die...
What would happen?
Originally posted by Nexus
The SAS don't have EMP grenades. EMP bombs are relitivly easy to build, compared to other weapons. One could be used over an city in the world and all electronics would be destroyed...
Originally posted by warpboost
Aren't there 2 types of EMP weapons microwave, and the conventional explosive with a stator coil?
I have heard about EMP cruise missles that basically use a microwavewhich produces a big EMP wave. I think thought I heard that Tomahawks with an EMP setup have been used in Iraq.
I have also heard rumors that the SAS have EMP hand grenades Does anyone know anymore about that?
There are fears terrorists could build the conventional type and knock out computers, data centers , financial exchanges etc... I would imagine that some are looking to measures to thwart such an attack?
I would think that in time EMP protection will just be engineered into everything rendering the weapons useless, but maybe not.