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DHS S&T Working on GPS Vulnerability

DHS S&T Working on GPS Vulnerability

Blog Editor's Note: We were very encouraged to see the announcement of this effort by the DHS Science and Technology Directorate. We are sure that it will contribute to the PNT community's overall knowledge base. Yet there is a lot of science and technology available...

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DOT Ignoring GPS Vulnerabilities — Again “GPS World”

DOT Ignoring GPS Vulnerabilities — Again “GPS World”

DOT Ignoring GPS Vulnerabilities — Again November 30, 2018  - By Dana Goward The U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent document preparing for the future of self-driving cars almost entirely ignores positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) needs, according to...

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Why Russia Jams GPS

Why Russia Jams GPS

Blog Editor's Note: Russia has been jamming and spoofing GPS repeatedly and over broad areas since at least 2016.  In the below "Inside GNSS" article about their most recent jamming events, RNTF President Dana A. Goward is quoted about the reasons:  "Russia has very...

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GPS Jamming/Spoofing at Air Transport IT Summit

GPS Jamming/Spoofing at Air Transport IT Summit

Blog Editor's Note: This presentation at the SITA (Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques) conference caught our attention. Speaking with the author we learned that SITA tracks a wide range of cyber issues with aviation on a weekly basis. We would...

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“GPS Risk High on DHS Work List” – Secretary Nielsen

“GPS Risk High on DHS Work List” – Secretary Nielsen

Blog Editor's Note: We were very happy to see this headline. Apparently the Secretary made these remarks at the SINET conference in Washington, DC this week. We have already heard some comments that hearing from the Secretary on this is good, but that little seems to...

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GPS Signal Jamming Destroys China Drone Show – Again

GPS Signal Jamming Destroys China Drone Show – Again

Photo Peter Wong Blog Editor's Note: In May a drone show in Xi'an, China was disrupted by GPS jamming. About one third of the 1,300+ drones were affected and unable to keep their positions in the display formation. In the Hong Kong show reported on below, only 100...

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Russia Claims US Spoofed Drones to Attack Base

Russia Claims US Spoofed Drones to Attack Base

Blog Editor's Note: When evaluating claims like this, we like to use the "NCIS Rule" - ask if the accused had the means, motive, and opportunity. The US military certainly has the means to spoof GPS, GLONASS and every other satnav system that drones might use. In an...

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