Mladen Mileusnić, Predrag Petrović, Vladimir Kosjer, Aleksandar Lebl, Branislav Pavić

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In this paper we compared the time required for the successful jamming of remote controlled improvised explosive devices activation using active and responsive jamming methods. As a representative of active jamming method we analyzed jamming signal generation using frequency sweep. For the analysis of the possible activating signal presence based on responsive jamming procedures we first supposed Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) implementation and compared its analysis rate to the rate of sweep jamming. Taking into account the current technology state, it is proved that the time required to achieve the successful jamming relied on FFT analysis may be less than in the case of active sweep jamming. After that we considered pros and cons for energy detector and matched filter detector implementation in responsive jamming. For these two detector types it is shown how to determine the number of analysis blocks to achieve approximately the same number of collected samples as in the case of FFT implementation, starting from the probabilities of false detection and miss of detection.


Active and Responsive jamming, RCIED - remote controlled improvised explosive devices, Frequency sweep, Fast Fourier Transform, Energy Detector, Matched Filter, Jamming Reliability

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