Defending the Attacker

December 2007
Armada International;Dec2007/Jan2008, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p8
The article offers information on various military technologies that provide protection for jet fighters. Radar warning receivers provide the location of the source and nature of the emission of a radar signal. Infrared decoy flares were used by U.S. aircraft over Vietnam from around 1970. Malaysia's Su-30MKM has a Saab Avitronics Maw-300 missile approach warning (MAW) system.


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