(Washington Examiner) In a sign that North Korea is not planning to give up all its nuclear arsenal, the communist government has revealed plans to use the weapons to launch EMP attacks that effectively dismantle technology and computers in the blast area.
A report on the new document distributed by the government shows the acronym for electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, clearly printed in July.
The Daily NK, which obtained the documents, suggested that a target would be South Korea. “EMP attacks lead to the destruction of electronic circuits in semiconductors, affecting the use of TVs, mobile phones and computers in the area. The widespread failure of South Korea’s mass communications system due to an EMP attack and its effect on national infrastructure and military command systems could lead to widespread chaos, experts warn, and they are calling on the government to take measures to prepare for such attacks,” it said.
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