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US Army beefs up GPS jamming resilience

2nd November 2017 - 14:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London

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The US Army is expediting efforts to field technology into theatre that allows critical vehicle systems – including navigation devices and radios – to remain functional in GPS-denied environments.

GPS signals are seen as increasingly vulnerable to jamming or spoofing as peer adversaries such as Russia deploy advanced electronic warfare (EW) capabilities.

The issue for the army is that most electronic equipment on board its vehicles today – including radios, battle management systems and weapon fire control systems – rely on some form of position, navigation and timing (PNT) data from the GPS constellation.

With this in mind, the service

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Grant Turnbull

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Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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