New research out says that we are not prepared for an electromagnetic pulse (EMP). It is somewhat surprising to hear as the United States has been researching these EMP events for years. We even showed you one research facility back here.
In a worst case scenario William R. Forstchen estimated in 2011 that in the first few minutes of an EMP, nearly half a million people would die.
As a result of an EMP on the electric grid, EMP’s don’t have to be an act of war like a or a nuclear missile detonating in Earth’s upper atmosphere; a powerful solar flare could upset the electric grid and leave citizens unprotected.
If you are concerned about your survival skills we suggest you catch up on these essential sci-fi movies and Television shows.
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