UK Military Base on Cyprus Says Russia Tried to JAM RAF Jets

NICOSIA — British military intelligence sources said Russian forces in Syria tried to jam satellite communications used by Royal Air Force (RAF) flights operating from Akrotiri, Cyprus, used to strike ISIS.

RAF fighter jets on the island where the former Colonial ruler The United Kingdom still operates militarily regularly carry out strikes both in Syria and Iraq, said Aerotime Hub, citing the British newspaper The Telegraph.

The planes affected include Typhoon and F-35B fighter jets, A400M transporters, and A330 MRTT Voyager tankers, according to a British Ministry of Defense source quoted by the newspaper, RAF Akrotiri the main base used to take part in Operation Shader against the Islamic State.

Disrupting GPS navigation may be used as a way to forbid operation of drones around an area, the report added, with Russia also accused of trying to interfere with satellite navigation systems in the Middle East in 2019.


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