Israel could send Iran ‘back to the stone age’ with electromagnetic bomb
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Israel could send Iran ‘back to the stone age’ with electromagnetic bomb

Detonation would disrupt all the enemy's technological devices, Sunday Times reports

Aaron Kalman is a former writer and breaking news editor for the Times of Israel

An American electromagnetic bomb being tested (photo credit: screen capture botanyfamily/Youtube)
An American electromagnetic bomb being tested (photo credit: screen capture botanyfamily/Youtube)

Israel could destroy Iran’s electric network with a specially designed electromagnetic bomb in the event of a military conflict between the countries, The Sunday Times reported on Sunday.

An electromagnetic bomb of this sort would be detonated above the ground, creating an electromagnetic pulse that would “disrupt all the technological devices working on the ground,” an American expert was quoted as saying to the London paper.

The use of the new technology by Israel was brought up in discussions regarding a possible attack on Tehran’s nuclear facilities, the report claimed. Such a move would send Iran “back to the stone age,” the British paper said.

This kind of bomb would operate based on the nonlethal technology of gamma rays, the report explained. The outburst of energy would “fry” electric devices and currents around the source of the explosion.

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