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electronic countermeasures

noun
1.
the use of electronic technology to jam and deceive enemy radars, especially those used for air defense and interception.
Abbreviation: ECM.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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electronic countermeasures

plural noun
1.
(military) (in electronic warfare) actions intended to interfere with an enemy's use of electromagnetic radiation equipment
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