Ukraine will spoof GPS across the country to stop Russian drones

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“Much GNSS spoofing is based on simply modulating a fake GNSS signal with incorrect timing information, which starts to make things very confusing for the drones,” says Thomas Withington at the Royal United Services Institute think tank in the UK... Withington isn’t aware of any Western countries working on large-scale systems for drone defence, although the experiences of Ukraine and Russia, and the failures of existing missile defence systems to stop long-range drone attacks in other countries, suggest that such spoofing measures may be needed in future wars in addition to other defences. He suggests Ukraine may be leading the way. “At this point, it may not be so much a question of what the allied nations can teach Ukraine, as what they can teach us,” says Withington.