[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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