decoy target

decoy target

[′dē‚kȯi ‚tär·gət]
(ordnance)
A device assembled from prefabricated materials, designed to simulate miscellaneous types of field equipment.
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A similar radiating emitter within the ZOE attempted to confuse the HCSM so it would engage the decoy target.
Andrew was 22 when he took part in helicopter missions, acting as a decoy target, trying to divert deadly Exocet missiles from British ships.
Andrew flew his helicopter as a decoy target, trying to divert deadly Exocet missiles away from British ships.
Honeypots are real hosts that are passively made visible to hackers in the hope that they will offer an attractive decoy target.
The decoy targets the proliferation of smooth muscle cells without affecting regrowth of endothelium.
Death can occur in a matter of days as the body becomes progressively vulnerable as its' immune defenses are stripped away by IFNs (alpha, beta, gamma) attacking useless decoy targets served up by the virus and thereby depleting vital immune reserves.
New Technology Platform Rearms Immune System and Ignores Smallpox Decoy Targets