defensive electronics

defensive electronics

Airborne electronics used to provide protection against hostile defenses. These are electronic warfare suits and electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment.
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A recent series of successes in the problem-, cost- and delay-plagued AN/ALQ-214 Integrated Defensive Electronics Countermeasures (IDECM) Radio Frequency Countermeasures (RFCM) system, with its AN/ALE-55 Fiber-Optic Towed Decoy (FOTD), has senior military and industry executives breathing more easily these days.
The RFCM system includes a more advanced decoy and is part of the integrated defensive electronics countermeasures system being developed for certain Navy and Air Force aircraft.
By simulating these signals, the aircraft's defensive electronics can be tested on the flight line before take-off.
The Air Force and Northrop remain tight-lipped concerning reported problems in the B-2's defensive electronics suite.
Pilots must be confident that their defensive electronics are fully functional before a mission.
3 million to maintain and upgrade the AN/ALQ-161 defensive electronics on the B-1B Bomber.