Accession Number : ADA302747

Title :   One Type of Self-Adapting Airborne Passive-Photoelectric Countermeasure System,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

PDF Url : ADA302747

Report Date : 21 NOV 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Passive jamming and infrared jamming are among important component parts making up combined electronic countermeasures systems at the present time. In modern warfare, following along with the widespread application of precision guided weapons--in particular, photoelectric-infrared guidance weapons--they constitute a threat to the survival of combat aircraft which grows more severe by the day. Modern limited wars--in particular, the practical realization of the Gulf war--clearly show that most damaged or lost aircraft were all due to being attacked by infrared homing missiles. At the present time, approximately 80% of missiles opt for the use of infrared guidance. Moreover, the U.S. has already taken passive photoelectric detection equipment to act as the principal military sensors of the future. It has also been used to supply target acquisition, tracking, and positioning capabilities for stealth aircraft in order to strengthen covering capabilities. As a result, the militaries of various nations pay serious attention to passive-photoelectric countermeasure system technology equipment, which has already become one type of effective means for modern combat aircraft to carry out defense penetrations and to increase effective guarantees of airborne security.

Descriptors :   *ELECTRONIC COUNTERMEASURES, *PHOTOELECTRICITY, *INFRARED JAMMING, GUIDED MISSILES, POSITION(LOCATION), WARFARE, DETECTORS, AIRCRAFT, DEFENSE SYSTEMS, MILITARY AIRCRAFT, TARGET ACQUISITION, AIRBORNE, SECURITY, TRACKING, PASSIVE SYSTEMS, SURVIVAL(GENERAL), PENETRATION, GUARANTEES, POSITION FINDING, SALARIES, TRANSLATIONS, HOMING DEVICES, SUPPLIES, COMBAT FORCES, INFRARED HOMING, CHINA, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Optical Countermeasures
      Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE