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Wicked Blue

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Thu May 2, 2024, 02:02 PM May 2

Russia blamed for GPS interference affecting flights in Europe

Source: BBC

Russia is causing disruption to satellite navigation systems affecting thousands of civilian flights, experts say.

The Baltic Sea, the Black Sea and the eastern Mediterranean - the regions where Russia's military has been most active - have seen an increase in disruption to the Global Positioning System (GPS).

This has left aircraft unable to receive GPS signals.

In March, a RAF plane carrying Defence Secretary Grant Shapps had its GPS signal jammed while flying close to Russian territory.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cne900k4wvjo



Terrifying if true
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Russia blamed for GPS interference affecting flights in Europe (Original Post) Wicked Blue May 2 OP
An act of war? nt wcmagumba May 2 #1
Putin Cherokee100 May 2 #2
And the repiblicans in congress will dutifully try to shield them from any repercussions. PSPS May 2 #3
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