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Definition Edit

Electromagnetic deception (also referred to as manipulative electromagnetic deception (MED)) is

[t]he deliberate radiation, re-radiation, alteration, suppression, absorption, denial, enhancement, or reflection of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to convey misleading information to an enemy or to enemy electromagnetic-dependent weapons, thereby degrading or neutralizing the enemy's combat capability.[1]

Overview Edit

"Among the types of electromagnetic deception are:

a. Manipulative electromagnetic deception — Actions to eliminate revealing, or convey misleading, electromagnetic telltale indicators that may be used by hostile forces.
b. Simulative electromagnetic deception — Actions to simulate friendly, notional, or actual capabilities to mislead hostile forces;
c. Imitative electromagnetic deception — The introduction of electromagnetic energy into enemy systems that imitates enemy emissions."[2]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Nov. 8, 2010, as amended through May 15, 2011) (full-text).
  2. Operational Terms and Graphics, at 1-68.

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