MARAD, The United States Maritime Administration, has issued a new alert in which it advises that multiple instances of significant GPS interference have been reported worldwide in the maritime domain.
This interference is resulting in lost or inaccurate GPS signals affecting bridge navigation, GPS-based timing, and communications equipment. Satellite communications equipment may also be impacted.
Over the last year, areas from which multiple instances have been reported include the eastern and central Mediterranean Sea, the Persian Gulf, and multiple Chinese ports. The U.S. Transportation Command “Message for Industry” at https://go.usa.gov/xdSpq provides additional GPS interference information.
Full information can be found at: https://www.maritime.dot.gov/msci/2020-016-various-gps-interference
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