spot jamming


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spot jamming

The jamming of a specific channel or frequency. See also barrage jamming; electronic warfare; jamming.
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Noun1.spot jamming - electronic jamming of a specific channel or frequency
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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According to the company, CoDeSS make use of spot jamming, barrage jamming and sweep jamming together with other tactics tailored to threat types within the HF and UHF communication bands.
Thales Land & Joint Systems Division entered the jamming market following the evolution towards more sophisticated systems such as spot jammers; the TRC-274 software-defined jammer has evolved into the TRC-274 FPJ (Force Protection Jammer) with built-in ESM allowing to analyse the threat in order to carry out focused jamming, although a selection between barrage jamming and spot jamming can be made by the user.
They gave a jamming bandwidth of only about 5 MHz, but they could be electrically tuned very rapidly and so were ideal for spot jamming.