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ROK goes international to counter HEMP threat

13th August 2013 - 17:35 GMT | by Andrew White in London

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The Republic of Korea (ROK) has initiated steps to counter the growing threat of a high-altitude electro-magnetic pulse (HEMP) attack from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Having failed to develop their own filtering systems design to protect critical military installations against the HEMP threat, sources have described to Shephard how ROK’s Ministry of Defense has instructed the Agency for Defense Development (ADD) to exploit the international market.

In June, ADD signed a contract with UK-based MPE and Korean distributor Eretec, enabling assembly and enclosure of jointly branded Mil-Std HEMP filters to be conducted locally and supplied to undisclosed

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