[ntp:questions] ANN: UK - GPS jamming - 2 May 2011
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Fri Mar 18 11:13:09 UTC 2011
Coming thick and fast!
The MoD has informed Ofcom of the following GPS jamming exercise:
Dates: 19 - 26 May 2011.
Times: limited periods between 0700z 19 May to 100z 2 May 2011.
Location: The ground based radar jamming events will take place in the SW
approaches against the remote radar head at Portreath 21-22 May,
undertaken by F-18 Growler aircraft. Additionally there will be radar
jamming against deployed targets in South West Wales throughout the period
19-26 May. Communications and airborne radar jamming will take place
throughout the same period on the East Coast with aircraft operating
within the North Sea Military Danger Areas. Communications and maritime
unit radar jamming will take place in the SW approaches and Bristol
Channel. Falcon aircraft will operate from Sea Level to FL240 unless
jamming AEW aircraft where they may operate above FL245.
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