penetration aids


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penetration aids

Techniques and/or devices employed by offensive aerospace weapon systems to increase the probability of penetration of enemy defenses.
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Satellite photographs of the impact range where the missile's dummy warheads hit showed that in addition to its main warhead, there were six or seven dummies known in the Pentagon as ''penetration aids,'' the paper said.
His areas of expertise include radar-system analysis, electronic warfare, weapon-system simulation, penetration aids for ballistic missiles, target-signaturecharacteristics, ballistic-missile-trajectory and guidance analysis, countermortar radars, meteorological radar, Doppler meteorological radar, millimeter-submillimeter-wave radar, millimeter-/submillimeter-wave propagation, and magnetic bubbles.
However, omitted is the fact that the DF-31s now feature "penetration aids" using "kick motors" provided by Lockheed to the Chinese.