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The AN/ALQ-156 is an aircraft missile-approach warning system (MAW) consisting of a receiver/transmitter unit, a control unit and up to four antennas. It uses a pulse-Doppler radar to detect incoming missiles and automatically triggers appropriate electronic countermeasures (ECM) responses.

The ALQ-156 has 360-degree coverage and identifies missile threats by comparing closure rates. The system can initiate the dispersion of flares, chaff or other expendable ECM as a...

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