Thursday, April 22, 2021

U.S. Officials Are Saying Russia Is Trying To Find A Way To Jam And Block Signals From The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

Defence Blog: Russia tries to jam signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 surveillance drone  

According to U.S. officials, Russia trying to find a way to jam and block signals from U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk remotely piloted and unarmed, aerial reconnaissance system. 

In the past few months, high-flying RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned spy planes have been highly active in the European theater, along the western borders of Russia. 

The Global Hawk serves as a high-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted and unarmed, aerial reconnaissance system. 

The aircraft is designed to provide persistent, day and night, high-resolution, all-weather imagery of large geographic areas with an array of integrated sensors and cameras.  

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WNU Editor: Here is an easy prediction. It is only going to be a question of time before we start hearing of U.S. drones crashing near the Russian border.


Anonymous said...

There is an easy fix for that.

Jac said...

Yes and no. Anti-jamming has always been a solution, hard yes, but done. Still, before the solution happens it will be possible there is a crash, of course.

Anonymous said...

Don't need to anti-jam.

Whodat said...

Why would they not? We, the U.S., have treated them like they are Soviets and regularly announce they are our neat peer enemy. If we are not practicing how to jam their military equipment we are fools.

Whodat said...

Near peer