Talking of EMP, this can be the result of any of the two things-a nuclear explosion or a solar flare. We will be taking a particular look at some of the effects of the EMP and as well some of the actions that you may take so as to ensure that you have well protected or managed as much the effects of an EMP attack. Note the fact that a large Electromagnetic Pulse can have so serious and devastating effects and cause widespread problems. In this article, we will take a look at some of the things that you need to know of about EMP and EMP attacks and will get you adequately equipped to handle whatever it is that life may throw at you in terms of an EMP attack.
By and large, when we talk of EMP, electromagnetic pulse, this is simply a wave of electromagnetic radiation. By and large, an EMP doesn’t directly cause hurt to people but will in most cases interact with power lines, metals, conductive materials, electronics and will be often be the cause for power spikes. Should the EMP, the electromagnetic waves be so high in surge, they may be the result of some of the failures you may see with your electronic appliances in the home or at the office. For the sake of reiteration, it may be worth noting the fact that we already have seen mentioned above that the two main causes of an EMP are nuclear explosions or solar flare cases. The following is a look at some of the things that an EMP can probably damage.
By and large, quite a number of items and installations can take the hit as a result of an EMP and these effects and results will generally be dependent on the extent or the magnitude of the explosion or the solar flare that causes the EMP. Some of these are such as TVs, radios and the other broadcast equipment, power grid transformers and power substations, telephone lines, aircraft and vehicle control systems, computers and the other internet connected devices, refrigerators, satellites that may be located within the EMP zone, and many others. By and large, any sort of electronic or any item that is powered by electricity can get damaged as a result of an EMP.
From the above facts, we can see the fact that a when we talk of EMP, we are not necessarily looking at a case where a country is declaring some nuclear war on another. By and large, we see the fact that an EMP attack is basically such an attack, which when it so happens to be of such a significant magnitude will have a serious effect on the electronics in a systems and can sure disrupt operations in any systems. Governments and businesses would be well advised to ensure that they have put in place such measures that will ensure that they have safeguarded against cases of EMP attacks.