Drones can be jammed warning

So far, the attacks have only affected small surveillance drones.

Military Drones Prove Vulnerable to GPS Jamming

Maritime security experts have warned for years about the hazards that simple GPS jamming methods could pose to merchant shipping. According to American defense officials, the Russian military is deploying a weaponized form of GPS jamming that is effectively blocking some U.S. drone aircraft operations over Syria – and is even affecting drones equipped with anti-jamming technology.

As more and more operators contemplate the deployment of autonomous vessels and aircraft in the maritime space, the vulnerability of high-specification military hardware to GPS jamming may pose a cautionary tale.

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Source: maritime-executive.com

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