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RADAR COUNTERMEASURE - WINDOW TAPE

From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Description
Consists of strips of card covered with aluminium.
Size
.1) - .4) L 180 x W 5 cms
Object Registration
3688.4
Historical information
Window tape or chaff was released by the British in WWII from aircraft to confuse radar into thinking it was observing multiple primary targets. Separately developed by the Germans who called it Duppel.
Item re Frederick Gardner DAVEY DFC No 410533 RAAF.
Refer Reg No 3536P for his service details.
When Made
c.WWII
Last updated
8 Nov 2019 at 10:32AM