Electronic Warfare Confounds Civilian Pilots, Far From Any Battlefield


The control tower at Tromso Airport in Norway last year. GPS interference has been recorded from Scandinavia to south of the Black Sea.
Planes were built to trust GPS signals. Jamming and spoofing in the Middle East and Ukraine have diverted flights and caused inaccurate onboard alerts.
Electronic warfare in the Middle East and Ukraine is affecting air travel far from the…

This story appeared on nytimes.com, 2023-11-21.
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