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hard-kill

Definition/Scope: (US Navy) A hard-kill where a projectile of some sort destroys an incoming target. It is directly opposite of a soft-kill which uses some form of electronic warfare against a targets electrical engineering.



Broader Terms:

Quick Reaction Combat Capability

Narrower Terms:

antiship missile
antiship missile defense
countermeasures
electronic warfare
Ship Self Defense System

Related Terms:

radar
soft-kill
target acquisition
targeting


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