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N.Korea Jammed U.S. Reconnaissance Plane GPS
Chosun Ilbo ^ | 09/09/11

Posted on 09/16/2011 4:58:32 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster

N.Korea Jammed U.S. Reconnaissance Plane GPS

A U.S. military reconnaissance aircraft made an emergency landing during annual South Korea-U.S. military exercises in March when North Korea jammed its GPS device, it emerged Thursday.

According to a report the Defense Ministry submitted to Democratic Party lawmaker Ahn Kyu-baek of the National Assembly's Defense Committee, the RC-7B took off from its base at 8:30 p.m. on March 4 but had to make an emergency landing about 45 minutes later due to disruption of its GPS functions by jamming signals transmitted from Haeju and Kaesong in North Korea at intervals of five to 10 minutes that afternoon.

U.S. soldiers get off Korean Air aircraft at the Korean Air Force Airport in Daegu to participate in the Key Resolve/Foal Eagle joint exercises on March 8. The jamming signals also disrupted the GPS devices of coastal patrol boats and speed boats of the South Korean Navy. Several civilian aircraft in the Gimpo area were also affected.

The North deploys vehicle-mounted jammers that can disrupt signals within 50-100 km and is reportedly developing a jamming device capable of disrupting signals more than 100 km away.


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gps; jamming; nkorea; northkorea
They probed S Korea's counterartillery system by firing a few artillery rounds near the sea dividing line a while back. Then tested their new GPS jamming device, which is said to be better than the previous version. Now we have the latest news that N. Korea practiced amphibious landing attack on islands while Kim Jong-il was visiting Russia recently. All signs point toward another attack on S. Korea's outlying western islands. They will pick the moment when S. Korean government is very much distracted or foolishly complacent.
1 posted on 09/16/2011 4:58:38 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster
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To: TigerLikesRooster; AmericanInTokyo; Steel Wolf; nuconvert; MizSterious; nw_arizona_granny; ...

P!


2 posted on 09/16/2011 4:59:41 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster
The article on N. Korean drill for amphibious landing attack on islands (in Korean)
3 posted on 09/16/2011 5:02:00 PM PDT by TigerLikesRooster (The way to crush the bourgeois is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

You can thank G. W Bush and the cowardly Navy crew that landed the Orion sigint bird in China (April 2001) rather that pushing it to the PI after the bump with the Chinese jet. They gave them everything.


4 posted on 09/16/2011 5:13:50 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: Breto

Sssshhhh. DON’T confuse us with FACTS. And let the “Bushbots” sleep...they have been asleep for nearly four years now on FR.... /sarc


5 posted on 09/16/2011 5:16:35 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (De-RINOFICATION of the GOP leadership is Job Number ONE. Let's GIT 'ER DONE!!)
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To: Breto
cowardly Navy crew

You mean they took a vote? I always thought the Pilot was in charge. Foolish me.

6 posted on 09/16/2011 5:23:06 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: Breto

For the life of me, I can’t figure out why that plane wasn’t ditched and destroyed. Assuming there was a good reason to land it intact, just letting the Chinese and everyone else have access to it is beyond me. I guess there are self destruct devices on board and since planes burn fairly well, the crew should have torched it upon landing.

Reagan would have sent a carrier battle group and enough Marines to make sure that plane was left alone or bombed the area to prevent it from falling into Chinese hands.


7 posted on 09/16/2011 5:28:43 PM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

We are going to regret going to the “wireless” military. We should thank N Korea for the warning.


8 posted on 09/16/2011 5:29:08 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

We are going to regret going to the “wireless” military. We should thank N Korea for the warning.


9 posted on 09/16/2011 5:29:18 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: redgolum
Thank N. Korea????

That's assuming that we're telling THEM the truth...

10 posted on 09/16/2011 5:38:25 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Well, it seems to me that a plane with jammed GPS, could just “inadvertently” cross over the NK border, and drop some laser guided ordinance on some unsuspecting Norks, just because he wasn’t really sure where he was or where targets were.


11 posted on 09/16/2011 5:55:44 PM PDT by Noob1999
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MI Ping


12 posted on 09/16/2011 6:05:57 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: doc1019

“You mean they took a vote? I always thought the Pilot was in charge. Foolish me.”

Having been part of a military unit you bet for ass the crew influences the decision.

I don’t think your foolish, just unaware.


13 posted on 09/16/2011 6:15:32 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: Breto

Having spent 10 years in the military, only a worthless leader takes a vote.

As for the influence of the crew, the captain of that plane still had the final decision. Not having been on that plane, I don’t know what influenced the pilot in his decision to land were he did, but the decision was his and his only.

To call the crew cowardly is to blame the entire crew for the decision of the captain of that aircraft. I don’t know why he made the decision he did, he might have been influenced by his concern for the safety his “cowardly” crew.


14 posted on 09/16/2011 6:32:55 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: doc1019

“To call the crew cowardly is to blame the entire crew for the decision of the captain of that aircraft. I don’t know why he made the decision he did, he might have been influenced by his concern for the safety his “cowardly” crew.”

Pick your coward I don’t care. How many WW2 Bomber pilots flew much farther under worse conditions. That highly sensitive P3 Orion and what it carried was worth the risk it would take to keep it out of enemy hands and make the push for other options.

It begs the question, was it a gift to the Chinese?


15 posted on 09/16/2011 6:57:45 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: Breto

My original disagreement was that you were calling the entire crew cowardly. My counter argument was that it was the pilots decision. You seemed to have strayed from that argument?


16 posted on 09/16/2011 7:03:41 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: doc1019

Not really. As to the decision making process inside the plane your points are in fact correct. My points that VOC often matters I believe is also valid. Neither of us know the decision making process going on “outside” the plane therefore my “begs the question” comment.


17 posted on 09/16/2011 7:15:08 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: doc1019

The USA is perceived as weak.


18 posted on 09/16/2011 7:17:41 PM PDT by traumer
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To: Breto
I love circle logic ... yours, however begs reasoning. Have you ever served in the military?

Having been part of a military unit

To quote you.

What military "unit" did you serve in?

19 posted on 09/16/2011 7:27:38 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: traumer

And with the current asshat in charge, they are right.


20 posted on 09/16/2011 7:32:33 PM PDT by doc1019 (You do not need a parachute to skydive. You only need a parachute to skydive twice.)
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To: ASA Vet
The problem for the NKs is that once you use an active EW asset, the world knows about it.

They used it. We now know about it. It is only a matter of time until it is useless.

The mere fact that they used this type of device tells me a number of things that I will not discuss on this thread.

Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)

LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)

21 posted on 09/16/2011 7:45:48 PM PDT by LonePalm (Commander and Chef)
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To: doc1019

“What military “unit” did you serve in?”

United States Air Force. 1965 - 1969. Two tours Viet Nam 1967 - 1969. Rank at separation SSGT. And yes I lead my own crews/teams/squad whatever you prefer to call them, in Viet Nam.

Since then 35 years in Aerospace 25 years in Program Management many years on highly classified programs. Now retired


22 posted on 09/16/2011 7:57:19 PM PDT by Breto (never accept the premise)
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To: LonePalm
I will not discuss on this thread.

WHAT? You don't believe that FR is a SCIF?

23 posted on 09/16/2011 8:06:58 PM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

Hostile act. Next time let they turn on that jammer, let them eat a HARM.


24 posted on 09/16/2011 9:14:09 PM PDT by El Gato ("The second amendment is the reset button of the US constitution"-Doug McKay)
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To: El Gato
Hostile act. Next time let they turn on that jammer, let them eat a HARM.

If your turn on your radar to acquire the target, the WILD WEASEL knows your address.

25 posted on 09/16/2011 10:53:55 PM PDT by cpdiii (Deckhand, Roughneck, Mud Man, Geologist, Pilot, Pharmacist. THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

bump


26 posted on 09/17/2011 5:36:26 AM PDT by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: TigerLikesRooster

I think this is a story about nothing. Seriously.


27 posted on 09/17/2011 8:26:17 AM PDT by gogogodzilla (Live free or die!)
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To: All

“NK Territories in Cyberspace”
http://forum.internet-haganah.com/showthread.php?162-NK-Territories-in-Cyberspace


28 posted on 09/24/2011 2:44:28 PM PDT by Cindy
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