Russia’s “K Project” EMP threat

In 1963, the United States, Russia and the United Kingdom signed the Limited Test Ban Treaty, also known as the Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty. The agreement, which prohibited all test detonations of nuclear weapons except underground, was designed to stop the excessive release of nuclear fallout into the earth’s atmosphere and, just as important, to slow an arms race that each country was beginning to understand was a lose-lose proposition.

The treaty came on the heels of a test conducted over the Soviet Union in 1962 in which a 300-kiloton missile warhead detonated west of Dzhezkazgan at an altitude of 180 miles. One in a series of nuclear tests performed by the Soviet Union and known as the K Project, it blew the fuses and overvoltage protectors on telephone lines, burned down a power plant and shut down 620 miles of power cables.

That’s what we know, based on information shared informally with U.S. scientists after the collapse of the Soviet Union. But how much more might we not know about the devastating effects of this EMP? As the K Project Wikipedia entry reveals (see link below), formal scientific documentation of some of the EMP damage is still sparse in open scientific literature.

Please take a look at the article. Meet you on the other side.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_K_Project

Do you think Russia has more information about its 1962 EMP that went awry than it has shared publicly? If so, does Russia owe it to the world to share that information? And what should the U.S. do if Russia refuses to divulge it? Let me know what you think.

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