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- Anti-air warfare : In the context of naval warfare, the mission of defending against aircraft and missiles, from platforms under naval command and control, possibly in coordination with other services and possibly defending land as well as sea areas.
- C3I-ISR : Command, control, communications and intelligence, combined with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance
- Anti-cruise missile missile : A somewhat loosely defined category of weapons for defending against the highly variable flight paths of cruise missiles; such weapons may have optimizations against cruise missile carrier aircraft, against cruise missiles with a high-altitude atmospheric midcourse, against a terrain-following low-altitude midcourse, or popups and zigzags in the final attack on a ship
- Electronic warfare : A subset of information operations that deals with the use of electromagnetic or kinetic means to degrade an enemy's military electronics systems, to be able to operate one's own electronics in the face of enemy attacks, and to evade those attacks through protection or deception
- Kashtan (air defense) : An unusual integrated Russian-designed gun-missile combination for defending against anti-shipping missiles, NATO designation CADS-N-1, combining the SA-N-11 'Grison' missile with the Kortik autocannon
- Goalkeeper (autocannon) : 30mm U.K. autocannon used for final defense against anti-shipping missiles
- Phalanx close-in weapons system : A 20mm autocannon system originally for shipboard final defense against subsonic anti-shipping missiles, obsolescent in that role but being deployed for land-based counter-rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) defense against guerrilla rockets.
- RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile : A joint U.S.-German system for final defense against supersonic, sea-skimming anti-shipping missiles such as the Russian Moskit series, generically designated by NATO as SS-N-22 SUNBURN
- Chaff (electronic warfare) : A passive, disposable radar countermeasure using strips of metal foil or aluminized plastic, cut to match the wavelength of the expected radar, and used to send false reflections back to the radar receiver
- E-2 Hawkeye : Designed for the U.S. Navy and used by several other countries, this radar aircraft carries long-range airborne early warning and surface search radar, and has a modest force command & control capability, the latter enhanced by "virtual workstations" on linked ships