electronic jamming


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electronic jamming

[i‚lek′trän·ik ′jam·iŋ]
(electronics)

electronic jamming

The deliberate radiation, re-radiation, or reflection of electromagnetic signals to degrade the enemy's electronic sensor and to impair their use. Noise and deception jamming besides chaff are the two of the forms of electronic jamming, and electronic jamming is a form of electronic warfare. See electronic warfare.
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Shi, "Electronic jamming exercises influence on flight path planning of low observation aircraft," Journal of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, vol.
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EDO says the Defense Department has exercised a contract option to order 2,250 of its vehicle-mounted electronic jamming devices, which are used to block the signals used to set off roadside bombs.
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Rose Gentle said she held the Ministry of Defence responsible for her son Gordon's death after the Army's Board of Inquiry found an electronic jamming device which could have stopped the bomb detonating had been available for two weeks but not installed.
They were casting their votes in a chapel decorated with frescoes by Michelangelo and wired with electronic jamming devices to thwart eavesdropping.
There, on a false floor hiding electronic jamming devices designed to thwart eavesdroppers, they took an oath of secrecy, heard a meditation from a senior cardinal and decided whether to take a first vote - or wait until tomorrow
There, on a false floor hiding electronic jamming devices, they were to take an oath of secrecy, hear a meditation from a senior cardinal and decide whether to take a first vote - or wait until tomorrow.
My first job was with a team investigating the vulnerability of the SCR 268 early-warning radar, working on 200 MHz, to electronic jamming. Against high-powered jamming, there was not a lot we could do, but against relatively weak jamming there were some things that would help.
The problem sets are becoming much more complex than defeating radar with stealth or electronic jamming. The space warrior must understand the complexities of conflict in this new medium as if he or she were playing three-dimensional chess.

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