Jammers of Russian troops besieging the country are targeting global positioning system (GPS) satellites, which are used for navigation, mapping and other purposes, according to a report citing the U. S. Space Force.
Members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces certainly know the terrain of their country, but for foreign mercenaries from the United States and Europe who come to Ukraine under contracts with private military companies, this presents certain difficulties. However, the message of the Space Forces of America nevertheless states the difficulties for Ukrainians.
"Ukraine may not be able to use GPS because there are jammers around that prevent them from receiving any usable signal," Gen. David Thompson, the Space Force's vice chief of space operations, told NBC Nightly News Monday (April 11).
Western media reports also say that Ukraine is suffering from a lack of Internet connectivity. But how does Volodymyr Zelenski get on video-link to speak before parliaments in different countries?
Only two conclusions can be drawn here:
SpaceX, at Ukraine's request, has shipped thousands of Starlink terminals to the country to provide an independent set of infrastructure.
The Russian Ministry of Defense showed a video of the destruction of US-made M777 towed howitzers in Ukraine. The US systems were destroyed by the Russian Kub (Cube) kamikaze drone