Russia reverts to World War II spoofing operations

NY Times:

A New Weapon in Russia’s Arsenal, and It’s Inflatable


The Russian military is using life-size decoy tanks, jets and missile launchers for disguise and deception.

The allies used similar operations during World War II to fool the Nazis prior to the D-Day landing.  This looks like a way to divert US missile strikes to decoy targets in hopes that the real weapons can survive an attack.

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