Bursting Smoke as an Infrared Countermeasure
Keywords: Spectroradiometer, Bronze flakes, Ifrared radiation
AbstractThis paper describes the experimental setup for the evaluation of bursting smoke for anti-infrared role using SR-5000 spectroradiometer and a source of IR radiation (8-13 micrometer) using cadmium-mercury-telluride (CMI) detector cooled by liquid nitrogen. The particle size and shape of the powders used in the bursting smokes were determined microscopically using Carl Zeiss Jena Neophot- 21. Highest attenuation of 97 -lOO percent was produced for about 12 s using a mixture of bronze flakes and chaff, and for about 8 s using a mixture of bronze copper lined flakes, bronze flakes and chaff.
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Singh, A., Kamale, P., Joshi, S., & Bankar, L. (2013). Bursting Smoke as an Infrared Countermeasure. Defence Science Journal, 48(3), 297-301. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.48.3950
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