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Spoof, Jam, Destroy: Why We Need a Backup for GPS


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GPS satellite

The 24 satellites that keep GPS running in the US aren't especially secure.

Credit: Lockhed Martin

Earth got a warning shot on January 25, 2016. On that day, Air Force engineers were scheduled to kill off a GPS satellite named SVN-23—the oldest in the navigation constellation.

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