passive jamming


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passive jamming

[′pas·iv ′jam·iŋ]
(electronics)
Use of confusion reflectors to return spurious and confusing signals to enemy radars. Also known as mechanical jamming.

passive jamming

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An ECM (electronic countermeasure) technique in which an enemy aiming receiver is jammed with the help of chaff and deception electronics.
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"Machine Building Design Bureau" enterprise also specializes in development of torpedo weaponry for surface ships, passive jamming devices and many other weaponry.
Passive jamming is another appellation for chaff while active-passive refers to combining aircraft survivability equipment (ASE) jamming with chaff by, for example, reflecting the ASE jamming signal off chaff, thereby misdirecting a jamming antiradiation missile (ARM).
Its aircraft can be fitted with internal and external EW equipment for threat simulation and active and passive jamming systems covering a wide spectrum of frequencies, and can simulate the specific radar signatures of potential bad guys.

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