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The BM/KG300G self-protection jamming pod is an airborne ECM pod that was first revealed to the public at 1998 Zhuhai Air Show, China, and it is designed by Southwest Institute of Electronic Equipment (SWIEE) at Chengdu.
The jamming pod is designed to counter land-based, airborne, and naval radars at I/J bands, particularly pulse Doppler radars. The pod is highly digitized, and can be installed on a variety of platforms from helicopters to heavy bombers. The system adopts modular design and with open architecture software programming, and it is fully automatic, though human intervention is also optional. In addition to automatic warning, the system can also automatically select and implement the best form of countermeasure. The system is highly adaptive and can be integrated as an overall self-defense system with other avionics such as RWR, and is compatible with MIL-STD-1553B standard. Built-In Test Equipment (BITE) function is also incorporated.
Although generally used for self-defense, the BM/KG300G can also be used as part of the offensive weaponry by deploying it in the way similar to that of EA-6B when deployed with anti-radar and air-to-surface missiles, but the launching sequence of the missile must be completed by human operators. The next generation BM/KG300G pod is already in development and is designed to MIL-STD-1773 standard.
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