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Accession Number ADA566304
Title Aircraft Infrared Principles, Signatures, Threats, and Countermeasures.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 129p
Personal Author J. R. White
Abstract This document is a supplementary text to the electronic warfare (EW) short courses, EW-101 and EW-102, which are taught annually at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD), Point Mugu, California. Like the EW courses, this material is intended for a general audience without an infrared (IR) background who is looking for a practical overview of the field directed toward the problems of aircraft defense. The object is to convey the key concepts primarily through drawings and images. A few equations are provided when words and figures are inadequate but are not essential to grasping the concepts. A deeper understanding of IR requires much more theory than contained here; but, ideally, the material here will provide a basis to build upon for those interested in continuing in this most interesting of fields.
Keywords Aircraft
Countermeasures
Decoys
Discrimination
Electronic warfare
Emission
Emissivity
Exhaust plumes
Flares
Radar
Radiance
Radiant intensity
Radiation
Reflectivity
Signatures
Target acquisition


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 51C - Aircraft
63B - Electromagnetic & Acoustic Countermeasures
Corporate Author Naval Air Warfare Center, China Lake, CA. Weapons Div.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Technical publication.
NTIS Issue Number 1306
Contract Number N/A

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