false-target generator

false-target generator

[¦fȯls ¦tär·gət ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electronics)
An electronic countermeasure device that generates a delayed return signal on an enemy radar frequency to give erroneous position information.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.