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22 Super Easy Ways To Avoid Getting Killed By Drones

Al-Qaeda extremists fleeing a hideout in northern Mali accidentally left behind a tip sheet on how to avoid death by drone. (via AP )

Posted on February 22, 2013, at 7:16 p.m. ET

1. Use a Russian-made "Skygrabber" device to infiltrate the drone's waves and frequencies. This will allow you to know the drone's mission.

Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.
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2. Use radio transmitters to jam the frequencies used to control the drone and disrupt the GPS signal. "The Mujahideen have had successful experiments using the Russian-made 'Racal' device."

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3. Spread reflective pieces of glass on tops of cars or on the roofs of buildings for camouflage.

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4. Use a group of skilled snipers to hunt and shoot down drones. Focus on the reconnaissance drones because they fly closer to the ground, often as low as 6 kilometers or less.

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5. Disrupt electronic communication using an "ordinary water-lifting dynamo" (an electric pump) fitted with a 30-meter copper pole.

Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.
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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

6. Jam electronic communication devices by running old equipment -- with strong frequencies -- at all times. These are tactics "similar to [those] used by the Yugoslav army when they used the microwave [oven] to attract and confuse the NATO missiles."

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7. Discover the presence of drones through well-placed reconnaissance networks and "warn all the formations to halt any movement in the area."

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8. Use "general confusion methods" and do not establish permanent headquarters.

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9. Hide from being directly or indirectly spotted, especially at night.

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10. Hide under thick trees because they are the best cover against the planes.

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11. Stay in places unlit by the sun such as the shadows of buildings or trees.

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12. Maintain complete silence of all "wireless contacts."

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13. Disembark from vehicles and keep away from them, especially when being chased or during combat.

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14. Deceive the drone "by entering places of multiple entrances and exits."

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15. Use underground shelters, because the missiles fired by drone planes are usually fragmented anti-personnel missiles and not "anti-buildings".

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16. Avoid gathering in open areas. In urgent cases, meet in a building with multiple doors and exits.

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17. Form anti-espionage groups to look for spies and agents of the enemy.

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18. Trick the enemy into targeting fake gatherings. Use dolls and statues to mislead them.

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19. When you discover that a drone is after a car, everyone should leave the car immediately and go in different directions because the planes are unable to get after everyone.

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20. Use natural barricades like forests and caves when there is an urgent need for training or gathering for a meeting.

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21. In frequently-targeted areas, use smoke as a cover by burning tires.

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22. Leaders and those sought after should not use communications equipment because the enemy usually keeps a voice tag through which the enemy can identify the speaking person and then locate him.

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Note: Instructions have been translated from Arabic and lightly edited for clarity.

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