antiradiation missile


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antiradiation missile

A missile meant to home onto and destroy hostile radar. The hostile radar may be detected initially either by aircraft radar or by a missile seeker. The missile is then launched, and it automatically homes onto the radar.
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An operating radar warning receiver and ECM self-protection equipment were prerequisites for each tactical aircraft More than 2000 AGM-88, high speed antiradiation missiles (HARM) were employed against radar sites during the war.
They also deployed a wide range of antiradiation missiles, mostly modeled on U.
Then Israeli antiradiation missiles had a beam to home in on.
For example, it might employ antiradiation missiles [ARMs] to attack Patriot radars.
The Israelis then programmed the frequencies into antiradiation missiles.
China could target these radars with SRBMs, cruise missiles, homing antiradiation missiles fired from tactical aircraft, or even Harpy antiradar drones launched from the mainland.
During Allied Force, Serb operators illuminated attacking aircraft, launched missiles, and then shut down radars before NATO high-speed antiradiation missiles could lock on.
Weasels fired over 1,000 high-speed antiradiation missiles (HARM)--the F-4G's raison d'etre.
Silver bullets with effects disproportionate to their numbers included F-117s, AGM-88 high-speed antiradiation missiles, APR-47 threat radar emission sensors on F-4Gs, laser-guided bombs, and JSTARS aircraft, among other systems.
Suppression of an active radar system, in either a defensive or offensive role, through the use of antiradiation missiles constitutes a potent deterrent to this form of warning.
Within 10 seconds of unmasking the trailing element launches a pair of antiradiation missiles at the enemy radars.
Back in those days, an Alpha Strike normally had thirty-plus airplanes in it, with coordinated flak suppression, antiradiation missiles and not a lot of jamming.