electronic countermeasure

noun

Definition of electronic countermeasure

: the disruption of the operation of an enemy's equipment (as by jamming radio or radar signals) also : the equipment used to produce the disruption

Examples of electronic countermeasure in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tsinghua Tongfang, another subsidiary of Tsinghua Holdings, provides military-end use products to the PLA, including wireless communications, satellite navigation and electronic countermeasure equipment, among other goods. Roslyn Layton, Forbes, 13 May 2021 The Russians claimed that electronic countermeasures and the Pantsir system blocked the attack. Tim Lister, CNN, 19 Sep. 2019 The surveillance-savvy among them encrypt their phone and data communications and employ electronic countermeasures. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 The surveillance-savvy among them encrypt their phone and data communications and employ electronic countermeasures. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 The surveillance-savvy among them encrypt their phone and data communications and employ electronic countermeasures. Fox News, 2 Oct. 2018 In 2005, the entire A-10 fleet began receiving Precision Engagement upgrades including an improved fire control system and electronic countermeasures. Eric Tegler, Popular Mechanics, 19 Nov. 2016 Crowe, who explored electronic countermeasures to drive the squirrels from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.? John Kelly, Washington Post, 14 Apr. 2018 Japan lacks expertise in avionics, systems integration, airframe development, software, electronic countermeasures and, perhaps most importantly, stealth technology. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of electronic countermeasure

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Electronic countermeasure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electronic%20countermeasure. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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