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countermeasures

[′kau̇nt·ər‚mezh·ərz]
(ordnance)
Devices and techniques intended to impair the operational effectiveness of enemy activity.

countermeasures

Measures meant to confuse or mislead enemy sensors, such as IR (infrared), radar, visual, laser, TV, etc.
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The countermeasures are grouped into categories for shared roadways, onroad bike facilities, intersection treatments, maintenance, traffic calming, trails and shared-use paths, and markings, signs, and signals.
Recommendation: To improve HHS's countermeasure enterprise and activities and to provide reasonable assurance that HHS's initiatives will achieve the intended results of improving PHEMCE and its medical countermeasure activities, the Secretary of HHS should develop a strategy to monitor the overall progress and results of implementing the initiatives by obtaining complete information on all initiatives.
These include whether to continue diverting Project BioShield acquisition funding to other purposes; whether to change the countermeasure development and acquisition process; how to replace stockpiled countermeasures as they expire; and whether to alter federal efforts to encourage the development of broad-spectrum countermeasures.
From the rudimentary days of REWSON with the ALE-29, ALR-45, and ALQ-100 on limited numbers of aircraft, to today's ALE-47, ALQ-165, integrated defensive electronic countermeasures, and directed infrared countermeasures programs, aircraft survivability has come a long way in supporting virtually all Navy fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft.
Chemring Countermeasures saw a substantial increase in demand from the Ministry of Defence to support peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan.
And, by changing the definition of the review period to begin at the time the product is submitted to the Patent and Trademark Office, Bioshield II grants monopoly status to new countermeasures well beyond the current 14-year limit on the overall development time period.
To insure the accuracy of identifying probable risks associated with a particular building or set of buildings, Protective Countermeasures created the proprietary dataset used in the assessment process.
The system we have designed can certainly detect, track and trigger the countermeasures,'' he said.
The question of countermeasures has been dogging the missile-defense program for years.
As such, AIDEWS will provide the new aircraft with an internally mounted, fully integrated radar warning and wide spectrum radio frequency countermeasures capability.
The security countermeasures a company puts in place should be tailored to its operations and to the specific threats identified.
Its electronic countermeasures package, dubbed the ALQ-161, is the collection of secret, super-high-tech equipment designed--supposedly--to recognize and counter enemy air defense threats and permit the aircraft to penetrate defended targets.