What’s New: Extensive jamming/spoofing in Southern Sweden, northern Poland, to include strategic the Suwałki Gap.

  • On the 25th and 26th of December a wide swath of northern Poland and southern Sweden was impacted.
  • New Year’s Eve, aircraft across a large area of southeastern Finland reported disruptions.
  • On 10th, 13th, and 16th of January the northern half of Poland was the primary target.
  • On the 19th it was southern Sweden and northern Poland.

Why It’s Important:

  • Electronic warfare is warfare.
  • These attacks have targeted the aircraft and vessels of other nations operating in international airspace and waters.
  • They have also impacted the sovereign territory and infrastructure of NATO members.
  • They pose a substantial risk to life and property. See near loss of commercial passenger aircraft due GPS interference.

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