Decoy

A decoy is usually a person, device or event meant as a distraction, to conceal what an individual or a group might be looking for. Decoys have been used for centuries most notably in game hunting, but also in wartime and in the committing or resolving of crimes.

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AN/SLQ-49 Chaff Buoy Decoy System
... The AN/SLQ-49 Chaff Buoy Decoy System, commonly referred to as "Rubber Duck", consists of inflatable radar-reflecting decoy buoys ... Navy, Royal Navy, and other NATO countries, the decoy is designed to seduce radar-guided anti-ship missiles by simulating the radar cross section of a ship ... When deployed, the system launches into the water two octahedron-shaped inflatable decoy floats, connected by a 5-metre (16 ft) cable ...
To Catch A Predator - Cast
... Allison Shea aka "Del Harvey" – Male/Female Decoy (Riverside, Greenville, New York, Fairfax, Fortson, Ft ... Myers) Dani Jayden Miura – Female Decoy (Long Beach) Dan Schrak – Male Decoy (Murphy, Long Beach, Petaluma, Ft ... Myers) Samantha Cope – Female Decoy (Flagler Beach) Lindsay Faye Wagner – Female Decoy (Murphy) Casey Mauro - Female Decoy (Ocean County, Bowling Green) ...
Duck Decoy (model) - Festivals
... Core Sound Decoy Festival - Harkers Island, NC Easton Waterfowl Festival - Easton, MD Ward World Championship - Ocean City, MD Havre de Grace's Annual ...
Decoys As Folk Art
... Ever since Joel Barber, the first known decoy collector, started in 1918, decoys have become increasingly viewed as an important form of North American folk art ... Barber's book Wild Fowl Decoys, was the first book on decoys as collectible objects ... in 1965 by folk art dealer Adele Earnest's "The Art of the Decoy" and "American Bird Decoys" by collector Wm ...
Starfish Site - Special Fires
... Following the night bombing of Coventry, in early November 1940, the decoy programme was expanded to include towns and cities the Air Ministry initially ordered sites to be set up for Bristol, Crewe, Derby ... The new "Special Fire" decoys were set up to simulate the bomb drops of German pathfinder squadrons ... One of the first decoy sites was constructed on Black Down on the Mendip Hills it was codenamed "Starfish", derived from Turner's original SF code, and built to protect the nearby city of Bristol ...