HyperDic: ew

English > 1 sense of the word EW:
NOUNactEW, electronic warfaremilitary action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum
English > EW: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningmilitary action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine or exploit or reduce or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Synonymelectronic warfare
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerelectromagnetic intrusionThe deliberate insertion of electromagnetic energy into transmission paths with the objective of confusing or deceiving operators
electronic counter-countermeasures, ECCMelectronic warfare undertaken to insure effective friendly / friendly use of the electromagnetic spectrum in spite of the enemy's use of electronic warfare
electronic countermeasures, ECMelectronic warfare undertaken to prevent or reduce an enemy's effective use of the electromagnetic spectrum
electronic warfare-support measures, ESMelectronic warfare undertaken under direct control of an operational commander to locate sources of radiated electromagnetic energy for the purpose of immediate threat recognition
Broadermilitary action, actionA military engagement

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