Dr. Peter Vincent Pry is Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, a Congressional Advisory Board dedicated to achieving protection of the United States from electromagnetic pulse (EMP), cyber attack, mass destruction terrorism and other threats to civilian critical infrastructures on an accelerated basis. Dr. Pry also is Director of the United States Nuclear Strategy Forum, an advisory board to Congress on policies to counter Weapons of Mass Destruction. The Task Force on National and Homeland Security is an official Congressional Advisory Board recognized as such by the Ethics Committee under the name “The Task Force on National and Homeland Security” and as a Virginia based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the name “EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security”. As such, Task Force on National and Homeland Security receives no Congressional funding and operates solely on donations.
Dr. Pry served on the staffs of the Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States (2008-2009); the Commission on the New Strategic Posture of the United States (2006-2008); and the Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack (2001-2008). Dr. Pry served as Professional Staff on the House Armed Services Committee (HASC) of the U.S. Congress, with portfolios in nuclear strategy, WMD, Russia, China, NATO, the Middle East, Intelligence, and Terrorism (1995-2001).
It’s important to understand that there is a difference between an EMP (Electric magnetic Pulse) and a CME (Coronal Mass Ejection) or solar flare. Both can do massive damage, but what they will damage is different.
A Nuclear EMP device is designed to deliver 100 to 200 Kilovolts per meter. This is a massive and destructive blast of energy but is more localized than a CME. The Maximum Electronic Destruction (MED) is shaped like a smiley face.
The geographic size of the MED is determined by the altitude of a NEMP (Near Earth Magnetic Pulse) detonation, and if you happen to be in the not so funny smiley face (Maximum Electronic Destruction zone) there is not much if anything you can do about it. From surge protectors to faraday cages, nothing will prevent total destruction of all electrical devices, your phone and your toaster will be toast.
Although North Korea, Russia, and China have all made nuclear threats against the United States recently, in the case of North Korea and Russia repeatedly, most analysts dismiss these as mere “bluster” and “nuclear sabre rattling” not to be taken seriously. One day, perhaps soon, this may well prove to be a fatal mistake for millions of peoples.
In the West, generations of leaders and citizens have been educated that use of nuclear weapons is “unthinkable” and the ultimate horror. Not so in Russia, China, and North Korea where their nuclear capabilities are publicly paraded, missile launches and exercises are televised as a show of strength, an important part of national pride.
Whereas the U.S. nuclear deterrent is kept low-profile, almost invisible, and its utility and legitimacy much debated, Russia and China run TV documentaries describing how they would win a nuclear war with the United States.
The “international taboo” on nuclear warfare is one-sided and far more likely to have a psychologically paralyzing effect on the U.S. and its allies than on Russia, China, North Korea, or Iran.
An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack would be perfect for implementing Russia’s strategy of “de-escalation,” where a conflict with the U.S. and its allies would be won by limited nuclear use. It’s their version of “shock and awe” to cow the U.S. into submission. The same kind of attack is viewed as an acceptable option by China and North Korea as well.
An EMP attack would be the most militarily effective use of one or a few nuclear weapons, while also being the most acceptable nuclear option in world opinion, the option most likely to be construed in the U.S. and internationally as “restrained” and a “warning shot.”
Because EMP destroys electronics instead of blasting cities, even some analysts in Germany and Japan, among the most anti-nuclear nations, regard EMP attacks as an acceptable use of nuclear weapons. High-altitude EMP attack entails detonating a nuclear weapon at 30-400 kilometers altitude — above the atmosphere, in outer space, so high that no nuclear effects, not even the sound of the explosion, would be experienced on the ground, except EMP.
An EMP attack will kill far more people than nuclear blasting a city through indirect effects — by blacking out electric grids and destroying life-sustaining critical infrastructures like communications, transportation, food and water — in the long run. But the millions of fatalities likely to eventually result from EMP will take months to develop, as slow as starvation. Could you survive after an EMP attack? Would you be able to sustain your loved ones when all hell breaks loose? In this video, I will unearth a long-forgotten secret that helped our ancestors survive famines, wars, economic crises, diseases, droughts, and anything else life threw at them… a secret that will help you do the same for your loved ones when America crumbles into the ground. I’m also going to share with you three old lessons that will ensure your children will be well fed when others are rummaging through garbage bins. Click here to learn all about the 3 skills that will help you thrive in any crises situation.
Thus, a nation hit with an EMP attack will have powerful incentives to cease hostilities, focus on repairing their critical infrastructures while there is still time and opportunity to recover, and avert national extinction.
Indeed, an EMP attack or demonstration made to “de-escalate” a crisis or conflict is very likely to raise a chorus of voices in the West against nuclear escalation and send Western leaders in a panicked search for the first “off ramp.”
Russia, China, North Korea, and Iran in their military doctrines and training regard EMP attack as part of all-out cyber warfare, not necessarily as nuclear warfare.
The fact that the electric power grid began as a convenience, but has become a necessity for sustaining life, is both one of the most beneficial, and one of the most dangerous, facts of 21st century existence.
We do not know how long the current power grid will last; but if it not replaced by a robust permanent infrastructure in time, hundreds of millions of people will die when the electric power grid collapses simultaneously in many countries.
How such a collapse occurs is very well known, and the methods to either prevent it, or to have spare transformers in place to fairly quickly repair it, are also well known. Although these preventive measures would not be terribly expensive, they would take some time to put into place; and those things have never been done.
To be as concise and succinct as possible, I must implore everyone who sees this to do all of the following, as quickly as possible:
Stockpile food, water and the means to acquire / purify much, much more. Prepare for an imminent situation that may impact us all, coast to coast
Your security Plan: Just about everyone who commented on the Prep Drill said they would bug in because there was really no benefit to bugging out. I tend to agree unless you have you bug out location ready to go.
If you do choose to bug in have a plan in place if things go from bad to worse. Having windows and doors locked and barricaded might seem like overkill in the beginning, but eventually the supplies will run out and so will everyone patience.
Make sure everyone in your home knows the plan and how to react to certain situations. If you have family in different areas have a plan for everyone to be in one place.
Fill Everything With Water: Take every opportunity you can to collect water, even if it means just the residual water you can get out of the pipes. Having water already stored is a good head start, but that water will only last so long. (Discover The Amazing Device That Turns Air Into Water)
Food storage In an EMP emergency all food supplies will be decimated and so food will become an extremely valuable commodity. Build up a food storage of canned goods and keep building this supply it will be incredibly handy.
Batteries Battery operated electronics may just stand-up to an EMP so get a battery operated lantern, and radio, but stock up on the batteries too. Batteries alone will not be affected by an EMP but batteries in a device will be ruined. Military Battery Reconditioning
This is an area we are lacking, we have water stored, but I still haven’t installed a manual well pump. I am currently saving the money to get an Earth Straw and I am hoping nothing like this happens before I get the opportunity.
Most people will be scurrying around dazed and confused about the situation. These people will be waiting for the power to magically come back on. Underestimating the situation will be dangerous because it gives a false sense of security and the more action we take initially will help us down the road.
There are a lot of things we can try to be 100% prepared for, and a lot of things that regardless how much we prepare times are going to be rough. An electric grid failure is one of these things. The failure of the grid from an EMP or a solar flare will only be the first domino to fall, the events following will be chaotic and dangerous to say the least…but this is why we prepare right?
Why should I can my own meat?
If you’ve ever tried to buy food in bulk but realized you don’t have nearly enough freezer space, you’ll find that canning your own meat can be great for storage. There’s no need for freezing or refrigeration. Canning can also be great for when you want to give away food as gifts during the holidays.
When you are canning meat products remember these things.
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