This category is for sites relating to radiological weapons, such as "dirty bombs", which are conventional explosives laced with radioactive matter to spread terror and radiation in an area.
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Dirty Bombs: Response to a Threat
Transcript of the testimony of Henry Kelly to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the threat of radiological attack by terrorist groups.
Electro-magnetic Pulse (EMP) Systems
Discusses the effects and spread of EMP weapons, which can jam or render useless an enemy's communication infrastructure.
How a 'Dirty' Bomb Works
Interactive feature from USA Today describing the workings of a "dirty bomb".
Howstuffworks: "How Dirty Bombs Work"
Explains how a radiological bomb works and what effect it might have.
Misuse of Microwave Weapons by Criminals and Terrorists
Describes the lethality of microwave weapons. With references and sources.
Radiological Weapons - Iraq Special Weapons
Article from the Federation of American Scientists on the attempts by Iraq to build radiological weapons.
Radiological Weapons as a Means of Attack
Report from the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the threat and potential use of radiological "dirty" bombs. [PDF]
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