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Deliberate activity designed to mislead an enemy in the interpretation or use of information received by his electronic systems. See also electronic imitative deception; electronic manipulative deception; electronic simulative deception.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||electronic deception - the deliberate use of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to convey misleading information|
ECM, electronic countermeasures - electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum
electronic manipulative deception, manipulative electronic deception - actions to eliminate revealing telltale indicators that could be used by the enemy (or to convey misleading indicators)
electronic simulative deception, simulative electronic deception - actions to represent friendly notional or actual capabilities to mislead hostile forces
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