Russia’s advanced jamming technology and electronic warfare capabilities are well known. The conflict in eastern Ukraine allowed the separatists supported by Russia to benefit from Russia’s capabilities and support, and the Ukrainian armed forces gave the U.S. armed forces a unique view of Russia’s capabilities. It is unclear whether the US system may have similar capabilities, or whether the US system has been sufficiently strengthened to deal with the blockade. Although Hodges commented on the ability of the United States to reach Russia in Eastern Europe, the US military told C4ISRNET that it could not comment on its visit to Ukraine in western Ukraine.
This is why Russian Drone jammer and the new “special forces” anti-drones that operate them do not necessarily pose a survival risk to U.S. drones. Russian GPS signal jammers may have difficulty finding targets. A former U.S. drone developer who did not want to be named said: “Unless you know where and when they are, it seems difficult to do it.” A man from La Rochelle was deactivated for “forgetting” He was fined 2,000 euros for the GPS jammer in his vehicle and left him in the parking lot of Nantes Atlantique Airport. The Nantes Criminal Court said the fifty-year-old man left the jammer in his car when he flew to Africa in April. The aircraft disrupted the tracking system of the aircraft entering and exiting the airport, causing several flight delays before being located and deactivated.
Most service representatives are aware of the rules and penalties for using GPS jammers to manipulate their location or driving logs. However, some drivers and representatives do not want GPS jammers to be tracked by managers. These actions may have a greater impact. The Russian military has always been proud of its electronic warfare capabilities. They believe that they are important means to defeat the effectiveness of Western high-tech weapons. “Sputnik” media reported in 2015 that the Russian military claimed that its electronic warfare capabilities “make aircraft carriers useless”.
GPS is the basic technology in many Western weapons and many key network infrastructures in the West. Therefore, for a long time, the interference and deception of GPS and other GNSS systems has been the priority task of the Russian army. In 1997, a Russian company proposed a four-watt GPS and GLONASS jammer that can be used at intervals of 150 to 200 kilometers. They also reported that they had developed a directional antenna for this jammer in cooperation with the Russian military. These antennas will focus the interference on specific targets while not harming most other users. The U.S. military is interested enough to spend nearly $200,000 in 2002 to purchase jammers for testing and evaluation.