In case you missed it the first time around, EMP Armageddon, the National Geographic Channel series which examines the threat of Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP), will be back on TV two more times: Saturday evening at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday at 6:00 p.m (of course check your local listings for details or visit National Geographic’s website. You’ll recognize several famous faces, including Bill Graham, Chairman of the EMP Commission and one of the stars of The Heritage Foundation’s missile defense documentary, 33 Minutes, as well as Congressman Roscoe Bartlett—a champion for EMP research in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Electronic Armageddon is a must see for those interested in learning more about this “weapon of mass destruction” and how Congress and the Administration are simply choosing to ignore warnings that the United States is woefully unprepared for an EMP attack. While you are at it, check out 33 Minutes . Watching both, one thing seems clear — America’s adversaries have been persistent in their efforts to gain a competitive advantage against the United States in terms of offensive weaponry. The United States needs a clear line of defense against future threats.