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Japan probing video of MSDF ship possibly taken by unauthorized drone

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Don't tell us that Japan don't have any way to avoid that prior that video release.

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What? They still have not been able to decide whether it is real or CG?

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Japan probing video of MSDF ship possibly taken by unauthorized drone

For a moment I thought this meant there is a video out there showing an MSDF ship being airlifted somewhere by a drone!

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Don't tell us that Japan don't have any way to avoid that prior that video release.

It is not a problem confined to Japan. Chinese produced civilian drones with Go Pro or similar cameras are a source of real time or near real time intel for China. The software in the docking stations of the Chinese made drones link back to China through their internet connection and the metadata tells where the drone flew, The Chinese can use the metadata look for drones sold by Chinese companies that flew or are currently flying near military bases or other civil infrastructure they are interested in and look at the imagery without the drone owner ever knowing.

The US has some rules prohibiting flying drones near sensitive military installations and other sensitive critical infrastructure an enemy may want to target, but laws are routinely broken. The US military is looking for systems that will let them zap drones with directed energy to knock them down when they get too close to military installations, but you can imagine someone in a pleasure boat in San Diego Bay flying a small drone over warships and the Naval Station or one of the aircraft carriers at North Island. Not an easy problem to solve.

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Don't tell us that Japan don't have any way to avoid that prior that video release.

its a difficult task to do so... but its not only a JMSDF issue... as stated in the article it is also an USNavy issue too.

So you should have said.. "Don't tell us that US and Japan don't have any way to avoid that prior that video release."

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