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  • Russia threatens power grids if Biden moves in Ukraine

    02/03/2022 6:03:30 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 95 replies
    The nation’s leading expert on protecting the electric grid from attack urges governors to take the lead because the Biden administration won’t. In a new alert, Peter Vincent Pry, the executive director of the EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security, said concerns are growing that Russia, North Korea, and Iran are inching closer to testing an electromagnetic attack on the U.S. grid, or parts of it. He noted the current crisis in Ukraine could spark a Russian attack, and he cited state media making the threat in the past. “In April 2021, during the previous big crisis between...
  • There Are Growing Fears That China Could Be Hiding Missiles In Containerships Worldwide (EMP)

    12/08/2021 6:38:36 AM PST · by blam · 67 replies
    Nation And State | 12-8-2021
    stunning new report claims that China has been “secretly developing Trojan Horse-style missiles hidden in shipping containers” at a time when shipping and logistics is a key global focus. The new allegations, raised in a report by The U.S. Sun, state that the missiles could be “unleased on enemy ports” and would be disguised amongst the country’s massive fleet of freighters and fishing vessels – which could then be “turned into warships” using the secret missiles. The missiles could “blend in seamlessly” with hundreds of other containers on board ships, the report says. The shipping vessels are tougher to pinpoint...
  • US vulnerable to Chinese electromagnetic attack, experts say

    11/24/2021 2:15:03 PM PST · by antidemoncrat · 75 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/24/2021 | Michael Lee
    Experts are warning that the United States is vulnerable to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack from adversaries such as China, and that time is running out to invest in defending the country from it. "That poses a real threat of possibly being able to win a war with a single blow by means of an EMP attack," Peter Vincent Pry, the executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, said during a virtual forum hosted by the Universal Peace Federation Tuesday. "Moreover … they don’t envision employing an EMP by itself. It would be used in conjunction...
  • Nuclear Bombs Can Cause Geomagnetic Storms

    07/30/2021 6:38:22 AM PDT · by Pete from Shawnee Mission · 76 replies ^ | 07/29/2021 | Dr.Tony Phillips
    "They called it “Starfish Prime.” On July 9, 1962, the US military exploded a thermonuclear warhead 250 miles above the Pacific Ocean. What happened next surprised everyone. Witnesses from Hawaii to New Zealand reported auroras dancing overhead, magnificent midnight “rainbow stripes” that tropical sky watchers had never seen before. Radios fell silent, then suddenly became noisy. Burglar alarms sounded as local streetlights in Honolulu went black." ...Snip..."Geomagnetic storms are famous for causing power blackouts. snip... EMPs can do it, too. Lurching magnetic fields cause electrical currents to flow through the ground. Literally, rocks beneath your feet begin to tingle with...
  • Electric Vehicle Lawsuit: Prolonged Driving While Sitting On Giant Battery Caused Electromagnetic Radiation Injury

    07/11/2021 2:56:46 PM PDT · by blam · 61 replies
    Activist Post ^ | 7-11-2021 | BN Frank
    If injuries from Electromagnetic Radiation exposure weren’t being taken seriously, American embassy workers injured by microwave energy would be S.O.L. (see 1, 2, 3). In regard to Electric Vehicles (EVs) and Hybrid models, experts have raised concerns about excessive radiation emissions from them as well ( see 1, 2, 3, 4). Recently, a lawsuit was filed by an EV owner who claims to have been injured from driving his.Lawsuit information from July 11, 2021 — A Nissan LEAF electromagnetic radiation lawsuit has been filed by a Georgia man who sued the automaker “for permanently damaging his health and for...
  • Energy Secretary Warns of Enemy's Capability to Shut Down US Power Grid! Get Ready For Lights Out!

    06/07/2021 7:42:26 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 83 replies
    Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Sunday warned in stark terms that the US power grid is vulnerable to attacks.Asked By CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” whether the nation’s adversaries have the capability of shutting it down, Granholm said: “Yeah, they do.”“There are thousands of attacks on all aspects of the energy sector and the private sector generally,” she said, adding, “It’s happening all the time. This is why the private sector and the public sector have to work together.”-
  • America's national security hinges on ICBMs

    05/16/2021 8:12:11 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | May 4, 2021 | Peter Vincent Pry
    ICBMs and their 400 ever-ready warheads are the most important part of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.. The fate of Western Civilization may hinge on the great debate now raging within Washington’s beltway, virtually unnoted on nightly news and unknown to most Americans, over whether to replace the nation’s 400 obsolete Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with a new ICBM — or unilaterally eliminate all U.S. ICBMs. ... U.S. bombers are not maintained nuclear-armed or on strip-alert and so would be destroyed in a surprise attack. Surprise attack on just two ports would destroy two-thirds of 14 U.S. SSBNs normally...
  • TOTAL BLACKOUT US Air Force tests defences against EMP attacks amid fears that ONE weapon could wipe out entire power grid

    03/12/2021 10:54:24 PM PST · by blueplum · 32 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 12 Mar 2021 | Harry Pettit
    THE US military is shielding itself from a new type of weapon capable of knocking out entire power grids for extended periods. An Air Force base in Texas will soon test its systems against a simulated electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack, according to reports.... ...It's not clear when the base plans to launch its EMP defence tests, or precisely what those tests will entail. According to the Air Force request, the tests won't include the use of actual electromagnetic waves.... ...Trump moved to protect the US from the emerging threat of EMP attacks with an executive order issued in 2019. The...
  • US Air Force is guarding against electromagnetic pulse attacks. Should we worry?

    03/11/2021 9:48:20 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 50 replies
    Live Science ^ | Edd Gent
    Setting off a nuclear weapon about 200 miles (300 kilometers) above the U.S. could create an EMP that would cover most of North America, Pry said. The explosion and radiation from the bomb would dissipate before reaching ground level, but the resulting EMP would be powerful enough to destroy electronics across the region, Pry said. "If you were standing on the ground directly beneath the detonation, you wouldn't even hear it go off," Pry said. "The EMP would pass harmlessly through your body." A small EMP with a radius of under a kilometer can also be generated by combining high-voltage...
  • FLASHBACK: North Korea Satellites Pose Apocalyptic Nuclear EMP Threat

    02/03/2021 10:51:17 AM PST · by raptor22 · 13 replies
    The Constitutional Conservatives ^ | May 2, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The nightmare scenario of an America sent back centuries in time before electricity, refrigeration, and smart phones has grown unnervingly closer with the presence of two North Korean satellites with orbits over a blissfully unaware American populace and an Obama administration indifferent to the apocalyptic threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack.
  • Breaking Video of Brian Kemp in Front of Communist Flag, Talking About Business

    Hi folks,I have been reading here for a very long time, but only recently registered an account. Since registering, I have done my best to take the oft-repeated admonishment to search before posting so that I am not one of the dunderheads who posts the same news five times (I am a dunderhead for other reasons). However, I do not seem to understand how the search function works, and I must say, I feel pretty stupid admitting this. For example:Yesterday, I searched on the name "staten" looking for articles about the bar owner who hit a sheriff's deputy on Staten...
  • China Has ‘First-Strike’ Capability To Melt U.S. Power Grid With Electromagnetic Pulse Weapon

    07/25/2020 9:11:06 AM PDT · by spacejunkie2001 · 115 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/25/20 | James Conca
    Last week, the EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security issued a scary report on China’s ability to conduct an Electromagnetic Pulse attack on the United States. The key takeaway, according to Dr. Peter Pry,
 executive director of the task force, is that China now has super-EMP weapons, knows how to protect itself against an EMP attack, and has developed protocols to conduct a first-strike attack, even as they deny they would ever do so. According to the Center for Strategic International Studies, China has the most active ballistic missile development program in the world, so this is doubly...
  • Russia discloses new details of electromagnetic pulse cannon

    07/05/2020 1:20:16 PM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 26 replies
    latest news ^ | 7/6/2020 | latest news
    Russian defense industry sources have disclosed the new details of the electromagnetic pulse cannon capable of hitting targets 6 miles away. The new super cannon will be able to shoot down aircraft and aerial drones by an electromagnetic pulse. “The trials of EMP weapons have been under way since 2015. The latest firing of EMP […] Russian defense industry sources have disclosed the new details of the electromagnetic pulse cannon capable of hitting targets 6 miles away. The new super cannon will be able to shoot down aircraft and aerial drones by an electromagnetic pulse. “The trials of EMP weapons...
  • Report warns China has high-tech weapons to attack America's power grid - Could launch 'surprise Pearl Harbor' assault

    06/18/2020 8:32:22 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 46 replies
    WND ^ | June 18, 2020` | WND Staff
    A new analysis reveals China has used stolen U.S. technology to build three types of weapons that could be used to destroy America's power grid in a "surprise Pearl Harbor" assault that could kill millions, reports Paul Bedard in his Washington Secrets column. It's a threat about which WND has been reporting for two decades. Bedard documents it is a report from an independent EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security that reveals China now has a "network of satellites, high-speed missiles and 'super-electromagnetic pulse' weapons that could melt down the U.S. electric network, fry critical communications and stifle...
  • Iranian attempt to put satellite into orbit fails

    02/09/2020 10:19:40 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 31 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/2/20 | David Rosenberg
    An attempt by Iran to launch a satellite into orbit failed Sunday, the Iranian state television outlet Fars reported Sunday evening. A Simorgh or “Phoenix” rocket was used in the attempt to deploy the Zafar I communications satellite. The launch failed to deploy the satellite into orbit, however, Iranian television reported, due to low rocket speed. "It was launched with success and ... we have reached most our aims ... but the Zafar satellite did not reach orbit as planned," Fars reported. The Simorgh rocket had been launched from the Imam Khomeini Spaceport in Semnan province, about 145 miles southeast...
  • Bordering on Chaos

    02/03/2020 2:01:36 PM PST · by Ghengis · 11 replies
    Security Today ^ | December 1, 2012 | Ronnie Rittenberry
    From a security standpoint, things don’t get much worse than the opening scene of Lee Dodson’s Infiltration. The book’s protagonist, a 67-year-old rancher named Rand (picture a cross between Tommy Lee Jones in “No Country for Old Men” and Sly Stallone in “Rambo”), is awakened in his home in the middle of the night by the subtle but unmistakable sound of a silenced gunshot. By the novel’s third paragraph, Rand’s wife and son are dead. Before the end of the first chapter, his ranch is razed and, from the sound of reports in the distance, the same nightmare has played...
  • Researchers build a heat shield just 10 atoms thick to protect electronic devices

    08/17/2019 7:12:52 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies ^ | 08/16/2019 | Tom Abate, Stanford University
    Stanford researchers have shown that a few layers of atomically thin materials, stacked like sheets of paper atop hot spots, can provide the same insulation as a sheet of glass 100 times thicker. In the near term, thinner heat shields will enable engineers to make electronic devices even more compact than those we have today... The heat we feel from smartphones or laptops is actually an inaudible form of high-frequency sound. If that seems crazy, consider the underlying physics. Electricity flows through wires as a stream of electrons. As these electrons move, they collide with the atoms of the materials...
  • Venezuela: widespread blackouts could be new normal, experts warn

    07/23/2019 9:44:17 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 22 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 23 July 2019 | Joe Parkin Daniels
    Widespread electricity outages could become the new normal in Venezuela, experts have warned, as the country struggled to restore power after a massive blackout that left millions without power or access to the internet. Blackouts plunge Venezuela into chaos as minister blames saboteurs Energy minister Freddy Brito said on Tuesday morning that power had been restored in Caracas and at least five states after the outage which the government blamed on an “electromagnetic attack” at hydroelectric dams in the south of the country. Around 80% of Venezuela’s grid is served by hydropower. But energy analysts were deeply suspicious of government...
  • Venezuela back in darkness

    07/24/2019 1:41:11 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/7/19
    ...extensive power cut has once again paralyzed Venezuela in recent days. The Information Minister of the Maduro regime claims that "this is an electromagnetic attack".
  • Venezuelan government blames 'electromagnetic attack' for nationwide blackout

    07/23/2019 9:40:06 AM PDT · by Steely Tom · 10 replies
    CNN News ^ | 23 July 2019 | Stefano Pozzebon and Jessie Yeung,
    Large swathes of Venezuela remained without power on Tuesday, the day after the country suffered its fourth nationwide blackout this year. The blackout, which officials blamed on a hostile "electromagnetic attack," affected almost the entire country, including the capital Caracas. About 94% of Venezuela's telecommunications infrastructure was hit by the outage, and internet connectivity was only running at 10% nationwide, according to Netblocks, a non-profit organization dedicated to tracking outages.