electronic warfare support measures

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electronic warfare support measures

That division of electronic warfare involving action taken to search for, intercept, identify and locate radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition. It provides a source of information required for immediate decisions involving electronic countermeasures, electronic countercountermeasures and other tactical actions such as avoidance, targeting and homing.
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''Electronic support segment to lead the global electronic warfare market''
The pacts include defence deals ranging from the sale of the Kolchuga electronic support measure system used to detect and track stealth warplanes, the R-77 missile and collaborations in aerospace projects.
The electronic support system was further refined and adapted by Turkish engineers hired by the ministry.
eTicket 1.7.3 is a PHP-based electronic support ticket system.
29 December 2009 - Swedish defence and aerospace group Saab AB (STO: SAAB B) said today it signed an EUR11m deal with South Korean sector player Lig Nex1 for the production of naval electronic support measures (ESM) systems for submarines.
The main objective of the project is to deliver new technology solutions in the field of light and compact unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) radio frequency payloads with the combination of synthetic aperture radar/moving target indicator (SAR/MTI) and electronic support measures.
In addition to the above mentioned topics, chapters cover electronic support and attack, electromagnetic signal propagation, radio communications technologies, signal processing, direction-finding position-fixing techniques, quadratic position-fixing techniques, early-entry organic electronic support, detection and geolocation of frequency-hopping emitters, signal detection range, and unmanned-aerial-vehicle and ground-based electronic attack.
Its chemical resistivity and survival under saturation make the HIH-4000 Series appropriate for many harsh environments, says the company, and its on-board signal conditioning requires fewer electronic support devices than comparable sensors.
Communications and avionics equipment are also developed under HX-21's watchful eye, such as glass cockpits, electronic warfare technologies, infrared suppressors, integrated maintenance diagnostics, radar systems, electronic support measures, navigation and collision avoidance systems, and ground proximity warning systems.
The sensor offers on-board signal conditioning, which requires fewer electronic support devices, and the package features a recessed die that promotes better handling protection.
This paper describes the project context; a review of selected electronic support systems for teachers; an early prototype; and a proposed design approach.

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