Ben Ford
Director of Electromagnetic Survivability

Our Expertise

  • The Electromagnetic Survivability Division focuses on protection of mission critical systems from the effects of Electromagnetic Pulse.


  • Support commercial power grid, and Department of Defense (DoD) components, primarily; Air Force, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and Navy
  • Perform hardness analysis and assessments on systems
  • Brief DoD leadership on HEMP effects, hardening status, and validation methods
  • Brief DoD leadership to raise awareness of HEMP hardening and effects of HEMP on operations
  • Coauthored MIL-STD-4023, HEMP Protection for Surface Ships
  • Design hardening solutions for critical facilities and systems
  • Oversight for testing and repair of applications

U.S. Air Force

MIL-STD-188-125 solutions
USAF facilities 
Threat-level testing of solutions

U.S. Army

Ground vehicles
Modeling and HEMP hardening of ground vehicles