Accession Number : ADA289569

Title :   Ship Decoy.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 7 Oct 77, patented 26 Jul 94,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Handler, George S.

Report Date : 26 JUL 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A decoy device for deployment in a marine environment to decoy heat seeking missiles from their intended target. The device consists of a canister of fuel and means for igniting the fuel. The canister is designed such that the operation of the device creates a spray of burning fuel and a resultant large radiation area decoy.

Descriptors :   *ANTIMISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *SHIP DEFENSE SYSTEMS, *INFRARED DECOYS, GUIDED MISSILES, RADIATION, SHIPS, COMBUSTION, FUELS, HOMING DEVICES, CANISTERS, OCEAN ENVIRONMENTS, INFRARED HOMING, SPRAYS, PATENTS.

Subject Categories : Antimissile Defense Systems
      Space Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE