Definition of Electronic countermeasures
1. Noun. Electronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Generic synonyms: Electronic Warfare, Ew
Specialized synonyms: Electronic Deception, Electronic Jamming, Jam, Jamming
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Literary usage of Electronic countermeasures
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1. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"... which provides a universal platform for operation with all configured aircraft and equipment using the ALQ-99 electronic countermeasures System; ..."
2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"There are three divisions within electronic warfare: a. electronic countermeasures—That division of electronic warfare involving actions taken to prevent or ..."
3. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"These included: USN EB-66s and EA-6Bs that furnished electronic countermeasures; F-105 Iron Hands (the famed "Wild Weasels") that suppressed surface-to-air ..."
4. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"It is very important, however, that one not think of stealth or speed or electronic countermeasures as ends in themselves, but rather in the context of the ..."