barrage jamming


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barrage jamming

Simultaneous electromagnetic jamming over a broad band of frequencies. See also jamming.
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Noun1.barrage jamming - electronic jamming over a wide range of frequencies simultaneously
electronic jamming, jamming, jam - deliberate radiation or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of disrupting enemy use of electronic devices or systems
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But it can only blur the image in the cross-range and the achieved barrage jamming along the down-range needs a reflector array as the author has pointed out.
The deployment of thousands of jammers in theatre led inevitably to a saturation of the electromagnetic spectrum; quite often the use of barrage jamming, based on systems which saturated the spectrum on selected frequencies, blocked the troops own communications or their blue-force tracking systems.
The ICAP III program, for which Northrop Grumman (Bethpage, NY) is serving a prime contractor, covers the installation of new tactical displays, along with the Northrop Grumman (Rolling Meadows, IL) AN/ALQ-218 receiver, which provides the Prowler with a selective, reactive jamming capability (in addition to the EA-6B's current preemptive, barrage jamming capability.