Pentagon plans for 'doomsday' artillery shell containing an electromagnetic pulse weapon powerful enough to cripple an entire city's electronics revealed
18 January 2017
- Pentagon is calling for a 'non-kinetic effects' weapon for 155mm projectiles
- Would be an electromagnetic pulse artillery shell that could wipe out electronics
- It would destroy electronic infrastructure without physically causing damage
The US Department of Defense is developing a powerful new weapon that could cripple an entire city without directly hurting anyone.
A recent solicitation from the Pentagon calls for a non-explosive electromagnetic pulse artillery shell capable of wiping out ‘a wide range of electronics, critical infrastructure, and computer-based systems.’