TITLE

Silencing the Bomb Path

AUTHOR(S)
Alpo, Paul V.
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Armada International;Jun/Jul2009, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines several electronic countermeasures to roadside bombs. The U.S. Task Force Observe, Detect, Identify and Neutralise (Odin) employ the General Atomics Lynx sar radar on the Predator unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in its air surveillance. It is noted that vehicle-mounted reactive jammers or spot jammers consume less power. A High Power Microwave system (HPM), that induces peak voltages in the electronic detonation devices to damage the bomb, is being utilized by the German armed forces.
ACCESSION #
41564386

 

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