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electronic deception[i‚lek′trän·ik di′sep·shən]
Radiation or reradiation of electromagnetic waves in a manner intended to mislead the enemy in the interpretation of data received by the enemy's electronic equipment.
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The deliberate radiation, refraction, attraction, absorption, or reflections of electromagnetic radiation to mislead enemies by presenting false data to their electronic systems or disrupting their interpretations of the data received by their electronic equipment. Electronic deception may be either manipulative or imitative. See deception jamming.
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