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Did Russia spoof coastal GPS to protect Putin from drones?

Thursday, June 6, 2019   (0 Comments)

By Kelsey D. Atherton  |  June 5, 2019  |  C4ISRNET

 

For centuries, sailors relied on constellations to safely guide them across the trackless tides. In modern times, those constellations have been artificial — the integral network of GPS satellites that support entire fields of guided navigation.

But unlike sailors of antiquity, who interpreted the heavens to plot courses based on the relative position of stars, GPS signals can be spoofed. Not just “can be,” but “have been,” posing a problem for the entire apparatus of oceanic navigation.

“Above Us Only Stars: Exposing GPS Spoofing in Russia and Syria” is a report published by C4ADS in April 2019 that details the ways in which spoofing has disrupted maritime traffic to Russia’s benefit. READ MORE...


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