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electromagnetic deception

Definition/Scope: Deliberate radiation, re-radiation, alteration, suppression, absorption, denial, enhancement, or reflection of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to convey misleading information to an enemy or to enemy electromagnetic-dependent weapons, thereby degrading or neutralizing the enemy's combat capability.

Used For:

electronic deception

Broader Terms:

electronic countermeasures

Narrower Terms:

deceptive jamming
imitative electromagnetic deception
manipulative electromagnetic deception
simulative electromagnetic deception

Related Terms:

absorptive chaff
balloon reflector
confusion reflectors
corner reflectors
electromagnetic interference
electromagnetic intrusion
emissive chaff
MIJI reports
operational deception
strategic deception
tactical deception

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