electronic warfare support measures

That division of electronic warfare involving actions taken under direct control of an operational commander to search for, intercept, identify, and locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition. Thus, ESM provide a source of information required for immediate decisions involving electronic countermeasures (ECM), electronic counter-countermeasures (ECCM), avoidance, targeting, and other tactical employment of forces.

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  • Electronic warfare support measures — In military telecommunications, the terms Electronic Support (ES) or Electronic Support Measures (ESM) describe the division of electronic warfare involving actions taken under direct control of an operational commander to detect, intercept,… …   Wikipedia

  • electronic warfare-support measures — noun electronic warfare undertaken under direct control of an operational commander to locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition • Syn: ↑ESM • Hypernyms: ↑electronic warfare, ↑EW …   Useful english dictionary

  • electronic warfare support measures — electronic devices which aid in the waging of war …   English contemporary dictionary

  • electronic warfare — noun military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum • Syn: ↑EW • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Electronic warfare — (EW) is the use of the electromagnetic spectrum to effectively deny the use of this medium by an adversary, while optimizing its use by friendly forces. Electronic warfare has three main components: electronic support, electronic attack, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Electronic counter-countermeasures — (ECCM) describes a variety of practices which attempt to reduce or eliminate the effect of Electronic countermeasures (ECM) on electronic sensors aboard vehicles, ships and aircraft and weapons such as missiles. ECCM is also known as Electronic… …   Wikipedia

  • Electronic countermeasures — NOTOC Electronic countermeasures (ECM) are a subsection of electronic warfare which includes any sort of electrical or electronic device designed to trick or deceive radar, sonar, or other detection systems like IR (infrared) and Laser. It may be …   Wikipedia

  • electronic masking — The controlled radiation of electromagnetic energy on friendly frequencies in a manner to protect the emissions of friendly communications and electronic systems against enemy electronic warfare support measures/signals intelligence without… …   Military dictionary

  • Guerrilla warfare — Guerrilla redirects here. For other uses, see Guerrilla (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancient …   Wikipedia

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