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Expendable Countermeasure Effectiveness against Imaging Infrared Guided Threats

@inproceedings{Viau2011ExpendableCE,
  title={Expendable Countermeasure Effectiveness against Imaging Infrared Guided Threats},
  author={Christophe Viau},
  year={2011}
}
The following investigation evaluated the effectiveness of expendable infrared countermeasures (flares) in the protection of a fast jet against imaging infrared seekers. The report presents an effectiveness evaluation process and analyzes the results of Monte Carlo simulation runs. The goal of the investigation was to determine if expendable countermeasures (specifically spatially distributed flares) could be effective against imaging IR-guided threats. 

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