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defensive aids suite

Definition/Scope: A suite of sensors, processors and countermeasures which detect enemy weapon systems engaging or about to engage the host platform; provide advance warning to the crew to allow them to take defensive action; and initiate countermeasures which protect the host vehicle by obscuring the host, decoying or jamming the guidance of the enemy weapon, or intercepting the hostile munition in flight. The intial phases of this program will leverage the investment already made in similar aviation electronic



Acronym:

DAS

Broader Terms:

sensing technology

Narrower Terms:

radio frequency warning and direction finders


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