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Electromagnetic Pulse

A sharp pulse of radio-frequency (long wavelength) radiation produced when an explosion occurs in an asymmetrical environment, especially at or near the earth's surface or at high altitudes. The intense electric and magnetic fields can damage unprotected electrical and electronic equipment over a large area.

Effects of Nuclear Weapon: Electromagnetic PulseOpen link in new window | (
Study Guide on the Effects of Nuclear WeaponsOpen link in new window | (

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Nuclear Weapon Effects
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