infrared jamming

infrared jamming

[¦in·frə¦red ′jam·iŋ]
(electronics)
An attempt to confuse heat-seeking missiles by emissions which overload their inputs or misdirect them.
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Since the development of infrared jamming technology and the real scene of complex and changeable, which interfere with target acquisition performance, the input infrared images become more and more complex.
5 seconds, activating a smoke screen or directing an infrared jamming signal toward the launching platform.
The AN/ALQ-144 is an infrared jamming system designed to defeat enemy heat-seeking missiles.
Meanwhile, the administration has identified infrared jamming devices, or DIRCMs, as the most promising technology to protect against missiles.
SIIRCM combines missile warning, infrared jamming and expendable countermeasures into one integrated system to provide IR warning and self-protection jamming countermeasures.
The full ATIRCM/CMWS system, being developed at BAE SYSTEMS under an engineering and manufacturing development contract, consists of passive missile warning, active infrared jamming and improved countermeasure dispensers.
This is thought to be a highly integrated suite combining radar warning, missile warning, radar and infrared jamming capabilities and expendable decoys.
TShU 1-7: Infrared jamming system to provide armored fighting vehicles/ground installations with protection from anti-tank missiles such as TOW, HOT, Milan, Dragon, Cobra and AT-3.
The full ATIRCM/CMWS system, being developed at Sanders under an engineering and manufacturing development contract, consists of passive missile warning, active infrared jamming and improved countermeasure dispensers.
An alternative means to chaff and one increasingly being introduced is an infrared jamming system, such as the BAE Systems North America AN/ALQ-157, which was designed for transport aircraft and large troop-carrying helicopters.
Elsewhere, the company was actively promoting its Helicopter Integrated Defensive Aids Suite concept which includes active jamming, chaff/flares, fixed-source infrared jamming, radar/laser warning and low observability air-frame features.