By Ken Jorgustin – Modern Survival Blog
An EMP – a nuclear electromagnetic pulse is a burst of electromagnetic radiation from a nuclear explosion. A nuclear weapon that is detonated hundreds of kilometers above the earth will produce an EMP which will produce damaging and likely catastrophic current and voltage surges to electrical / electronic equipment and systems.
While exploring the possibilities of protecting such equipment from an EMP, I discovered that a nuclear EMP consists of three parts, three components, or three pulses (not just one…).
I thought I would share with you some of the basic detail, and to identify which of the three pulse components is the most difficult to protect against…