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October 05. 2013 12:40PM

BAE Nashua issued patent for new electronic countermeasure to defeat heat-seaking missiles using LEDs

Apparatus for countermeasuring a heat-seeking missile comprising: a thin flexible plastic lighting source in the form of a panel having one or more patches of light emitting diodes that emit energy in the infrared region of the electromagnetic spectrum; a power source for the light emitting diodes coupled to said lighting source; and, a modulator for modulating the output of said diodes with a jam code, the number of diodes in said lighting source providing an output commensurate with that associated with an infrared laser countermeasure system.



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