What Are Flares And Why They Are Used?

A flare is an aerial infrared countermeasure used by a aircraft or gunships to counter an infrared homing “Heat seeking missiles”. The purpose is to make the infrared-guided missile seek out the warmth signature from the flare instead of the plane’s engines. Every gunships and aircraft have flares inside it. Read more below.


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