infrared homing

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infrared homing

[¦in·frə¦red ′hōm·iŋ]
(engineering)
Homing in which the target is tracked by means of its emitted infrared radiation.
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Chaff and flares are passive and defensive countermeasures to confuse and divert radar-guided or infrared-guided missiles fired by enemy aircraft, land launchpads and sites and vessels.
Speaking during the delivery ceremony for the first three attack helicopters, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an stated that the T129Bs' armament will include Roketsan's locally developed Myzrak-U long-range, infrared-guided, anti-tank missile and Cirit laser-guided 70 mm rocket.
Carl Smith, vice president of infrared countermeasures at Northrop Grumman's Land and Self Protection Systems division said that for nearly 20 years his firm been working in partnership with the UK MoD to give military aircrews protection from infrared-guided missiles.
MoD to give military aircrews protection from infrared-guided missiles," said Carl Smith, vice president of infrared countermeasures at Northrop Grumman's Land and Self Protection Systems Division.
military aircraft and troops from existing and evolving infrared-guided threats.
Air defence for the Project 14310/Mirage fast patrol boat is the preserve of 9K38 Ida infrared-guided missiles.
4 million contract to produce infrared-guided missiles for South Korea and Taiwan.
En route, the Blackhawk takes fire from an infrared-guided man-portable air-defense system.
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The countermeasures system is designed to protect C-17s, C-130s, and other large aircraft from infrared-guided surface-to-air missile threats by automatically detecting a missile launch, determining if it is a threat, and activating a high-intensity directed laser beam countermeasure system to track and defeat the threat.
The components Luter and Couris will work on could eventually make their way into BAE System's most advanced technology, like the F-22 stealth fighter aircraft or a countermeasure warning system that protects aircrafts from infrared-guided missiles.
Like the destroyer Hopper and the frigate Ingraham, Port Royal is armed with the fearsome Phalanx close-in weapons system, a sophisticated radar and forward-looking, infrared-guided gatling-gun system that, according to the Navy, is intended to defend the ship against "small, high-speed surface craft, small terrorist aircraft, helicopters and surface mines.