electromagnetic jamming


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electromagnetic jamming

The deliberate radiation, reradiation, or reflection of electromagnetic energy for the purpose of preventing or reducing an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum, and with the intent of degrading or neutralizing the enemy's combat capability. See also electromagnetic spectrum; electronic warfare; spectrum management.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The officer warned that the US could assist its allies by creating electromagnetic jamming to conceal their movement, making it impossible for large troop concentrations to be picked up by Syrian forces and their allies.
Communication and GPS satellites may have to be adjusted to operate in a heavy electromagnetic jamming environment.
* Electromagnetic jamming is frequently used for electronic attacks

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