Dubai impound ships suspected in cable damage

Steven M. Bellovin smb at
Wed Apr 9 15:23:21 UTC 2008

On Wed, 9 Apr 2008 09:15:03 -0600
"Martin Hannigan" <hannigan at> wrote:

> There are a number of unique characteristics of ships including
> profile and radar fingerprint. I'd like to see the images from the
> article that was forwarded to the list.

There are lots of ways to identify ships.  The question is which were
trained on the right area at the right time -- and if the scanning was
done somewhat later, how can you tell which ships had been at that spot

I'm not saying it can't be done; I'm just wondering how.

		--Steve Bellovin,

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