decoy target

decoy target

[′dē‚kȯi ‚tär·gət]
(ordnance)
A device assembled from prefabricated materials, designed to simulate miscellaneous types of field equipment.
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Andrew used his aircraft as a decoy target, trying to divert deadly Exocet missiles away from British ships.
Andrew was 22 when he took part in helicopter missions, acting as a decoy target, trying to divert deadly Exocet missiles from British ships.
Andrew flew his helicopter as a decoy target, trying to divert deadly Exocet missiles away from British ships.
Honeypots are real hosts that are passively made visible to hackers in the hope that they will offer an attractive decoy target.
Like GEN-X, AAED is intended to deceive monopulse radars by providing a decoy target to attract incoming missiles.
The decoy targets the proliferation of smooth muscle cells without affecting regrowth of endothelium.
The inability of developers and testers to generate the required test resources for these decoy targets restrict current test methodologies.
Death can occur in a matter of days as the body becomes progressively vulnerable as its' immune defenses are stripped away by IFNs (alpha, beta, gamma) attacking useless decoy targets served up by the virus and thereby depleting vital immune reserves.
New Technology Platform Rearms Immune System and Ignores Smallpox Decoy Targets