Recently Ukrainian bloggers have published videos, where Russians have placed the car tires on the wings of they parked strategic bombers (Tu-95), most likely to provide some protection against drones (source, Twitter/X):
What you are looking at is a satellite image featuring a TU-95 strategic bomber covered with car tires. According to them, this should protect strategic bombers from drones
The post depicts this as a desperate action unlikely to work, but is it? Has this way of protection ever been tried, and if so, with which success?