Increased Russian GPS Jamming Hits Signals in Baltics, Finland

  • Pilots in region forced to use alternative navigation systems
  • Commercial flights haven’t been disrupted by the jamming

Damage is inspected following a reported drone strike on an apartment building in Moscow on May 30.

Photographer: Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images

Increased Russian efforts to jam Global Positioning System signals in the aftermath of a number of drone attacks have forced airline pilots flying in the Baltic region and Finland to resort to alternative navigation methods.

GPS signals across most of Estonia have been hit by interference in recent days, the country’s transportation agency said in an email.

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Increased Russian GPS Jamming Hits Signals in Baltics, Finland