The Pentagon Is Building a $44-Million EMP Bunker in Alaska: What Do They Know That We Don’t?

Posted: June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized
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MEDIUM.COM: Fort Greely, Alaska is home to one of America’s two domestic missile defense bases. Now it’s getting armored against high-altitude electromagnetic energy attacks—like the kind emitted from nuclear blasts.

It’s a far-fetched scenario, but the Pentagon is spending millions on a bunker designed to protect against exactly that. According to contract documents from the Army Corps of Engineers, the military plans to spend $44 million on an “HEMP-protected” bunker housing the base’s missile launch control systems.

By HEMP, the contract is referring to high-altitude electromagnetic pulses. The base at Fort Greely houses anti-ballistic missile interceptors stored in silos, and can also control and direct interceptors fired from a similar site at Vandenberg Air Force base in California READ MORE: https://medium.com/war-is-boring/the-pentagon-is-building-a-44-million-emp-bunker-in-alaska-5a37dee2bcd8

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