Graham Taylor writes:
Yes, as in 'Die Hard3' (or was it the second one?). Much more likely!
I wonder if 'New York's Finest' would have noticed a complete SPOON REST
mobile radar set-up, complete with Spesnatz SF comms operatives en route to
Washington D.C? I suppose they could have been smuggled to Cuba on Kon Tiki
disguised as a Carribbian steel band (microwave drums, you see!), then
Amtrack/UPSed to the east coast. As a cover story they could have claimed
to have been a Salvation Army television news crew (now that would confuse
both the Capitol police and the FCC!). Who wants the film rights?
But seriously, the Mode2/3 IFF/SSR hack/track idea sounds almost
>A more likely scenario, in my opinion, would involve the penetration
of FAA radar data computer links by a determined hacker or sigint
operation, and the obtaining of the data that way.
Mike Jacobs, N3YAV<