How This Electronics-Frying Weapon Is Supposed To Work

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The US Air Force is up to some HiJENKS! HiJENKS, or the High-Powered Joint Electromagnetic Non-Kinetic Strike Weapon, is a new type of non-lethal, non-physical weapon that aims to cripple enemy forces by targeting their electronics. The successor of a previous weapon called CHAMP, HiJENKS will use microwave radiation to fry the circuits essential to the weapon and sensor systems of hostile forces. Currently, USAF is exploring different delivery methods for HiJENKS, like drones, rather than missiles that can be interpreted as traditionally lethal threats. Read full article here

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