Pentagon seeks electromagnetic pulse weapon, resulting in $75m research program

After decades of persistence in locating a working electromagnetic pulse…

After decades of persistence in locating a working electromagnetic pulse weapon, otherwise known as circuitry-frying “e-bomb,” Pentagon researchers have launched a five-year, $75M program intended to initiate the field of electropulse combat. The High Energy Research and Applications (HERA) program is a U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory program that plans to “deliver aerial and ground based HPM weapon systems… close to an end product” by 2012.  For details on this story, click here and return back to comment.

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