Electronic Weapons: April 28, 2003

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A new method of defeating GPS jamming was used in Iraq. The method puts GPS signal boosters on UAVs or other aircraft that can stay in the air for a long time. These boosters take the GPS signals from satellites and amplify them, often enough to overcome GPS jamming. These "artificial satellites" are called "psuedolites" and will work as long as the using side has air supremacy.

 


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