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electromagnetic jamming

Definition/Scope: Deliberate radiation, reradiation, or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of preventing or reducing an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum, and with the intent of degrading or neutralizing the enemy's combat capability.

Used For:

communications jamming
electronic jamming
radio jamming

Broader Terms:

jamming equipment

Narrower Terms:

automatic spot noise jamming
barrage jamming
deceptive jamming
radar jamming
spot jamming
standoff jamming
sweep jamming

Related Terms:

automatic search jammers
communications jammers
electromagnetic jammers
electromagnetic spectrum
electronic countermeasures
electronic warfare
optical jamming

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