submarine false target

submarine false target

[¦səb·mə′rēn ′fȯls ′tär·gət]
(ordnance)
A pyrotechnic item designed to be ejected from a submarine to confuse and disrupt underwater echo-ranging equipment and create a bubble wake which can be seen by aircraft and surface vessels.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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