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Russia | The Guardian: Ukrainians use phone app to spot deadly Russian drone attacks

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Citizen-spotters can report missiles at the push of a button with ePPO on their mobiles

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A simple mobile phone app has been developed by Ukrainian volunteers to allow civilians to report sightings of incoming Russian drones and missiles – and, it is hoped, increase the proportion shot down before they hit the ground.

The app, ePPO, relies on a phone’s GPS and compass, and a user only has to point their device in the direction of the incoming object and press a single button for it to send a location report to the country’s military.

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