laser jamming

laser jamming

[′lā·zər ¦jam·iŋ]
(ordnance)
An electronic countermeasure in which a continuous-wave laser directs jamming energy back to a hostile laser receiver to prevent it from interfering with the use of laser rangefinders, radars, and tracking equipment during an attack.
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Army's selection of Northrop Grumman and our industry partners, Daylight Solutions of San Diego, California and Selex ES, Edinburgh, Scotland, for the CIRCM program is a critical next step toward protecting rotary-wing and medium fixed-wing aircraft against emerging infrared missile threats of today and tomorrow by augmenting existing self-protection systems with a directed laser jamming capability.
The purpose of this contract is to acquire a laser beam analyzer essential to the proper functioning of expert mid dga activities (establishment of spatial energy distribution in the military equipment incorporating a laser beam emitter such beams in part of the security of goods and people; characterization of laser beams to further the activities of self-protection and laser jamming mid dga).
According to Elettronica, the system is 'readily exportable', not being affected by export limitations (ITAR regulation), and allows the customer to load proprietary laser jamming code libraries.
Northrop Grumman and BAR Systems are poised to begin testing different on-board laser jamming prototypes aboard airliners belonging to two US carriers during August.
Boldstroke synthesizes the best attributes of prior generation laser jamming systems to meet the size, weight, and power requirements of both light and heavy rotary-wing platforms.
These performance tests illustrated the missile's resistance to numerous infrared decoys and electromagnetic radiation immunity--earlier ground trials revealed the seeker's resistance to laser jamming as well.
Rocky Mountain Radar is unique in the radar detector industry due to its military radar and laser jamming experience, and is committed to pro-actively and dependably supplying its retailers with FCC-compliant products.
The MBL has an infrared countermeasures capability that provides laser jamming in all three key threat bands.
Its four-axis target- tracking turret insures full performance now and allows for future upgrades to laser jamming.
The program will focus on massively parallel signal processing in focal plane array (FPA) technology, considered necessary to address future strategic and tactical system needs of multi-function active and passive thermal imaging and laser jamming avoidance not addressed with current FPA technology.
Missile declaration and laser jamming by the BAE SYSTEMS "Agile Eye" IR countermeasures system occurred very rapidly, and drove the missile off course.
BAE SYSTEMS new DART(TM) -- short for Defensive Avionics Receiver Transmitter - System will show its ability to provide "stabilized and precise threat tracking, as well as a high-power laser jamming capability" to defeat advanced infrared missile threats, according to Robert Delaney, DART System Program Manager.
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