TITLE

BLACKOUT BOMB

AUTHOR(S)
Locke, Susannah F.
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Popular Science;Aug2009, Vol. 275 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses an experimental stealth weapon created by the U.S. Air Force that could render an enemy’s equipment useless. The device destroys electronics using high-power microwaves administered by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Topics include the cost of the project, the benefits of having a UAV with microwave capabilities, and a diagram demonstrating how microwaves destroy electronics.
ACCESSION #
43443831

 

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