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“EMP 101” A BASIC PRIMER & SUGGESTIONS FOR PREPAREDNESS

In preparation for tonight’s show American Blackout on NatGeo, we thought we would share this information from a well known source on the effects of an EMP blast. While it is not clear as to why the power goes out in American Blackout, we figure this may be one cause of what happens on the show. So we hope you are able to tune in tonight and see NatGeo’s perspective on an event like this.

Power Grid Down Drill To Be Conducted By US Government

Power grid vulnerabilities are finally garnering some attention by government officials. An electrical grid joint drill simulation is being planned in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Thousands of utility workers, FBI agents, anti-terrorism experts, governmental agencies, and more than 150 private businesses are involved in the November power grid drill. The downed power grid simulation will reportedly focus on both physical and cyber attacks. The antiquated electrical system in the United States has been one of the most neglected pieces...

A Massive Electromagnetic Pulse Could Collapse The Economy In A Single Moment

What would you do if all the lights went out and they never came back on? That is a question that the new NBC series “Revolution” asks, but most people have no idea that a similar thing could happen in real life at any moment. A single gigantic electromagnetic pulse over the central United States could potentially fry most of the electronics from coast to coast if it was powerful enough.