Tape [Anti-Radar Detection]; 2004.77


Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)


Tape [Anti-Radar Detection]

About this object

Known as window or as chaff during World War II. A reel of tin foil tape on a brown reel. The reel has a 35 mm diameter hole in the centre. The tape is cut up into short lengths and discharged from the aircraft at appropriate times to confuse enemy radar detection.


H 18 W 65 D 65mm (H 11/16 W 2 9/16 D 2 9/16")


Bomber Command Collection

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The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT)

Object Type

Aerospace Transportation Accessories/Aerospace Transportation T&E/07 Distribution & Transportation Artifacts/Nomenclature

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