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- Exhaust fumes from the Apache engines are also cooled as they emerge to make it difficult for heat-seeking missiles to seek and destroy the aircraft.
- Army helicopters, containing the latest countermeasures - such as flares to lure away heat-seeking missiles - will be used to ferry dignitaries and even police officers around.
- Do their aircraft really have heat-seeking missile countermeasures?
- We're talking about a heat-seeking missile, most likely.
- You could say that there was intentionality in a heat-seeking missile but it's at the same level as a cockroach running away from light.
- As he attacks the ball, it is like watching a heat-seeking missile that has found its target.
- They have infrared countermeasure devices that confuse heat-seeking missiles.
- For example, the U.S. Department of Defense has a variety of systems that use infrared sensors, such as heat-seeking missiles, but in order for the sensors to work they must be cooled to freezing temperatures, which is expensive.
- Now the David of this story has armed himself not with a slingshot, but a heat-seeking missile.
- Missile protection can be a drag: United Airlines is working with a Texas firm on a system to counter shoulder-fired, heat-seeking missiles, part of the Department of Homeland Security's mandate.
- The usual countermeasure for heat-seeking missiles is to confuse them by throwing out other sources of intense heat radiation, namely flares.
- Instead, like a heat-seeking missile, private clinics and hospitals home in on those more affluent areas of big cities that offer most profit, leaving the slums and the countryside to the public sector.
- In this case, though, it appeared it gave the crew almost no time to react, to dispense flares, or take other countermeasures that might have been able to evade these heat-seeking missiles.
- It launches heat-seeking missiles which go straight for a plane's engines, chasing them at twice the speed of sound.
- Although both systems are very important to one's ability to use weapons beyond visual range, the employment of heat-seeking missiles and modern machine guns still requires the pilot to point the nose of the fighter jet at the target.
- The flares, which are often made from magnesium, are fired from aircraft and used to fool heat-seeking missiles.
- But witnesses at the airport last night reported that helicopters and aircraft were now taking off using flares, the heat from which deflects heat-seeking missiles targeting the aircraft.
- These weapons provide Air Force Special Operations Command aircrews with defensive countermeasures against heat-seeking missiles or anti-aircraft weapons.
- It is designed to detect the launch of a heat-seeking missile, determine if it is a threat and track its flight, before confusing it with an infra-red energy beam.
- It is also not a shoulder-fired heat-seeking missile.
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