U.S. scientists from the University of Mississippi was engaged in tracking the signals of mobile phones in Russia. On 18 July, according to The Wall Street Journal.

According to the newspaper, surveillance was carried out, including in the area of the landfill naval forces of Russia in nenoksa.

This project was organized with the financial support of the Ministry of defense of the United States.

As noted, the purpose of this operation was the desire to identify the possibility of collecting data that are important to the military Department, through open sources.