Accession Number : AD0687349

Title :   EMP THREAT AND COUNTERMEASURES FOR CIVIL DEFENSE SYSTEMS,

Corporate Author : IIT RESEARCH INST CHICAGO ILL

Personal Author(s) : Bridges,J. E. ; Weyer,J.

Report Date : NOV 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 49

Abstract : A brief introductory discussion of the nuclear electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and its effects on electrical/electronic equipment is presented with lists of precautionary measures which may be taken prior to, during, and following a nuclear attack. The primary purpose of these precautions is to minimize the damaging effects of the EMP on population survival and post-attack recovery. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES), (*ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, VULNERABILITY), (*CIVIL DEFENSE, PROTECTION), ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, DAMAGE, HARDENING, ELECTROMAGNETIC SHIELDING

Subject Categories : Civil Defense

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE