From: Zagreb, Croatia
My SO said she saw an article yesterday that there is evidence somebody has hacked GPS satellites. If that's the case, the ships might be getting fooled into thinking they are in the wrong place. On a car forum I saw someone complaining that the GPS in his car was intermittently telling him he was several blocks away from where he actually was.
If someone has managed to hack GPS, they might only be testing it out from time to time to see how good their hack is. A consistent GPS error would become obvious pretty quickly.
I don't buy that...
BTW, what GPS has to do with basic seamanship (maintaining watch on the bridge, lookouts, radar etc.) needed to safely sail the seas?
You don't need GPS to see who is around you and to avoid collisions with another vessels!
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