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BAE Tadircm tests positive. (Digest).



The BAE Systems BAE Systems

British manufacturer of aircraft, missiles, avionics, naval vessels, and other aerospace and defense products. BAE Systems was formed (1999) from the merger of British Aerospace (BAe) with Marconi Electronic Systems.
 Tactical Aircraft Directable Infrared Countermeasure coun·ter·meas·ure  
n.
A measure or action taken to counter or offset another one.


countermeasure
Noun

action taken to counteract some other action

Noun 1.
 System (Tadircm) successfully completed tests for the US Navy that included hostile missile detection and jamming of both air-to-air and surface-to-air missile sur·face-to-air missile
n. Abbr. SAM
A guided missile launched from land or sea against an airborne target.

Noun 1.
 seekers. The Tadircm is a low-profile, laser-based countermeasure system used to protect tactical and other fixed-wing aircraft "Airplane" and "Aeroplane" redirect here. For other uses, see Airplane (disambiguation).
A fixed-wing aircraft is a heavier-than-air craft where movement of the wings in relation to the aircraft is not used to generate lift.
 from surface- and air-to-air infrared guided missiles. The system detects and tracks incoming missiles, then jams them with its Agile Eye jammer (photo). BAE Systems' recent tests, which saw the Tadircm successfully place laser energy on the missile seekers, were precursors to actual live fire tests which should have begun by the time these lines are read.
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