missile countermeasure

missile countermeasure

[′mis·əl ′kau̇nt·ər‚mezh·ər]
(ordnance)
Any device or technique intended to impair the effectiveness of an enemy missile.
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The vehicle crew is also more survivable because of the improved ability to integrate the battlefield combat identification system (BCIS) and the missile countermeasure device.
Earlier this week, the Justice Department told Lockheed Martin that its latest proposal - to divest missile countermeasure units with about $1 billion in annual sales - doesn't go far enough toward resolving antitrust concerns about the transaction, according to people familiar with the talks.
The Company Is Also Developing Customized Lasers For Missile Countermeasure System On Commercial Planes
In addition to being compatible with existing 130 mm naval infrared and radar-guided-guided missile countermeasures rounds and other payloads such as obscurants, it has been specifically designed, in conjunction with a family of new advanced variable Range Multi-payload Rounds, to be adaptable to defeat future threats and accommodate future solutions.
launcher, which can also deploy anti-ship missile countermeasures and anti-torpedo decoys, is a key goal towards the fielding of a multi-warfare discipline protection system that will be eminently suitable for small ships through to major combatants," said Mark Papworth, chief executive of Chemring Group.
We believe that could have the same effect as 9/11 on the airline industry with the ripple effects on the economy," said Detlof von Winterfeldt, the co-author of a report on the cost effectiveness of missile countermeasures.
He has specialized in the development of high power lasers for weapon systems, surveillance, communications and missile countermeasures.
BAE Systems' AN/ASQ-239 Barracuda system is derived from the F-22 Raptor's AN/ALR-94 EW suite and provides Electronic Support Measures (ESM) and high sensitivity electronic surveillance capabilities, full-spectrum situational awareness and multi-spectral missile countermeasures.
This included the capability for all of its missile defense systems to demonstrate successful discrimination against missile countermeasures and to launch interceptors and engage missiles remotely; relying and being dependent on sensors separate from the platform the interceptors are launched from.
Justice and Defense Department officials have expressed concern that the transaction would hurt competition in several areas including airborne early warning radars, missile countermeasures, airborne fire control and undersea warfare, the people said.
As prime contractor under its teaming agreement with Sanders to develop missile countermeasures, the company also is seeking federal funding for research and development of this technology.
The Bradley A2 ODS incorporates enhancements identified following Operation Desert Storm, including an eye-safe laser rangefinder, global positioning and navigation systems, battlefield combat identification, driver's vision enhancer and missile countermeasures.
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