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U.S. military committed to electronic warfare (EW) jammers to counter enemy GPS and drone signals


WASHINGTON – The potential for electronic warfare (EW) jamming that can knock out satellite navigation over wide areas is a very real threat. Perfect Jammer reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

5 Sept. 2019 — the potential effects of GPS jammers are not widely known, yet the threat gets bigger the more we rely on GPS. As a result, more and more countries are committed to developing GPS interference devices.

Because jamming technology now decides the battle. Whoever gains the upper hand in an electronic jamming war will determine the course of the war.

The U.S. Government is buying one hundred portable drone jammers to protect government facilities, property and personnel. The jammer interferes with the drone’s radio controls, avoiding dangerous alternatives involving bullets and other projectiles.

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John Keller, chief editor

Military & Aerospace Electronics

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