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stalled atop the main MASS launcher
assembly - is a fast-inflating, metallic
mesh corner reflector. Measurement trials of the OCR payload were performed
by the German Navy in 2014 from the K
130 corvette FGS Magdeburg. Qualification is planned to be finished by the end
of this year. In a further development,
intended to counter a new generation of
anti-ship missile threat seekers operating in the millimetric (mmW) waveband,
Rheinmetall has introduced a dedicated
Omni-Trap round.

READY TO DECEIVE
Elbit Systems has over three decades
of experience in the provision of decoy
control and launch systems. Variants
of the company's Deseaver soft-kill decoy system are currently fitted to the
Israel Navy's Saar 4.5 strike craft and
Saar 5 corvettes. Combining an array
of fixed- and fast-maneuvering stabilized rocket launchers, the system
"responds simultaneously to multiple
threats from numerous directions by
delivering various payloads at accurate
time intervals, according to specified

Elbit's Deseaver launcher is widely fitted in
the Israel Navy surface fleet. (IDF)

anti-missile doctrines and guidelines"
says Elbit.
A range of different decoy rocket
types can be launched to provide multilayered defense in a variety of soft-kill
modes (confusion, distraction, dump and
centroid seduction). These include the

Rafael-produced BT-4 (chaff seduction)
and Heatrap (IR seduction) rounds previously used in Elbit's earlier Automatic
Countermeasures Dispensing System.
In conjunction with Rafael, Israel's
Armament Development Authority, Elbit
has supplied the export-derivative Deseaver Mk I system to what it will only
describe as "an Asian navy." However,
the customer is widely understood to
be the Indian Navy, which has installed
Deseaver aboard its Project 16A Brahmaputra-Class frigates.
The Deseaver Mk 1 variant uses a PCbased automatic control system (hosting new algorithms tailored to defend
a frigate-size ship) together with four
fixed 12-barrel launchers firing Medium-Range Chaff Rockets (MRCRs). In addition, four fixed forward-firing tubes
can deploy Long-Range Chaff Rockets
(LRCRs).
Rafael advertises its own soft-kill
suite, based on a two-axis launcher,
known as the Integrated Decoy System
(IDS). Developed by Rafael's Manor
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - October 2016

The View From Here
Conferences Calendar
Courses Calendar
From the President
The Monitor
World Report
Bait in the Trap: Trainable Soft-Kill Systems Proliferate for ASMD
2017 EW/SIGINT Resource Guide
SIGINT History
EW 101
AOC News
Index to Advertisers
JED Quick Look
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JED - October 2016 - Conferences Calendar
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