radar countermeasure


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radar countermeasure

[′rā‚där ′kau̇nt·ər‚mezh·ər]
(electronics)
An electronic countermeasure used against enemy radar, such as jamming and confusion reflectors. Abbreviated RCM.
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Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a $13.3 million contract modification to extend its work on the Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) project.
One ferret aircraft was promised immediately and an additional five ferrets were noted as the necessary force to create a Radar Countermeasures (RCM) flight assigned to the XXI BC.
Originally named "Radio and Radar Countermeasures Division" until November 1943, Section 22 combined all Allied activities--not only US Army Air Forces and US Navy but also British Commonwealth and Dutch personnel--in a coalition effort to understand the Japanese use of radar and develop countermeasures to ensure the success of Allied operations.
Looking towards the future, The Defence Research Advanced Projects Agency (DARPA) which develops emerging technologies on behalf of the United States Department of Defence hopes to migrate technology developed by BAE Systems for DARPA's Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) programme onto current and future United States Air Force (USAF) combat aircraft, sources close to the programme have informed Armada.
Exelis (NYSE: XLS) and Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) said they will continue to evolve advanced technology development for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Adaptive Radar Countermeasures (ARC) program.
Schaubhut began his career with ITT in 1981, serving as an Electronic Warfare Radar Countermeasures Systems Design Engineer and later became Engineering Lead in the Aerospace/Communications Division.
during WWII where he was a radar countermeasures officer, flying B29s in the Pacific, with the 500th Bombardment group.
Environment and mitigation techniques are covered in chapter 9, while chapter 10 discusses radar countermeasures and counter-countermeasures.
He has the radar countermeasures officer sitting behind the radar operator.
Yet, with computers and digitization, radar countermeasures now include not only stealth but also a means of changing an incoming radar signal and sending it back to mislead the sender as to the location of the targeted object.
In the United States, EW industries and Government agencies are further pushing the technology to its edge, with programmes such as the adaptive radar countermeasures (ARC).
By combining processing, data conversion and preconfigured functions, the 52xxx family is suitable for such applications as signal intelligence (SIGINT) and communications intelligence (COMINT) receivers for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), airborne communication transceivers and radar countermeasures, shipboard diversity transceivers and armored vehicle anti-improvised explosive devices (IED) systems.