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countermeasures

[′kau̇nt·ər‚mezh·ərz]
(ordnance)
Devices and techniques intended to impair the operational effectiveness of enemy activity.

countermeasures

Measures meant to confuse or mislead enemy sensors, such as IR (infrared), radar, visual, laser, TV, etc.
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