effective confusion area

effective confusion area

[ə¦fek·tiv kən′fyü·zhən ‚er·ē·ə]
(engineering)
Amount of chaff whose radar cross-sectional area equals the radar cross-sectional area of the particular aircraft at a particular frequency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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