electromagnetic bomb

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electromagnetic bomb

n.
See e-bomb.
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An Arutz Sheva opinion article in August mentioned Israel's possible use of an EMP bomb against Iran.
The London Times subsequently reported that an EMP bomb could cripple Iran by shutting down its electronics and sending the Islamic Republic "back to the Stone Age." EMP causes non-lethal gamma energy to react with the magnetic field and produces a powerful electromagnetic shock wave that can destroy electronic devices, especially those used in Iran's nuclear plants.
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According to the best estimates we have been able to find, a good engineer could produce an EMP bomb from widely available parts for $5,000.
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