, the term electronic deception
means the deliberate radiation
, alteration, suppression, absorption
, denial, enhancement, or reflection
of electromagnetic energy in a manner intended to convey misleading information
and to deny valid information to an enemy or to enemy electronics-dependent weapons.
Among the types of electronic deception are:
- Manipulative electronic deception - Actions to eliminate revealing or convey misleading, telltale indicators that may be used by hostile forces
- Simulative electronic deception - Actions to represent friendly notional or actual capabilities to mislead hostile forces
- Imitative electronic deception - The introduction of electromagnetic energy into enemy systems that imitates enemy emissions.