GPS jamming is a growing threat to satellite navigation, positioning, and precision timing

September 16, 2016

Military & Aerospace
June 28, 2016
By John Keller
Editor

How much do you trust and rely on your personal GPS satellite navigation device to tell where you are or how to get to where you’re going? It may be subject to GPS jamming.

If you depend on GPS a lot, then there’s a good chance your trust is misplaced — and that’s just for finding a friend’s house, a restaurant, or the newest trendy bar.

Experts are starting to delve into how well the Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite navigation network resists the effects of electronic jamming — intentional or accidental. The emerging answer is not very well.
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