NATO's wings were clipped: A German military aircraft lost navigation due to powerful electronic warfare suppression
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NATO's wings were clipped: A German military aircraft lost navigation due to powerful electronic warfare suppression

NATO's wings were clipped: A German military aircraft lost navigation due to powerful electronic warfare suppression

Recently, a very non-trivial incident occurred in the sky near Kaliningrad with a German Air Force plane. The plane began to behave strangely, lost its orientation due to interruptions in communication and almost crashed. This incident has raised many questions and speculations. Was this a specially planned reconnaissance flight or did the plane simply go off course?

"Lost" NATO planes

On April 4, 2024, a German Air Force Lockheed P-3 Orion coastal patrol aircraft took off from Nordholz Air Base in northern Germany to monitor the airspace over the Baltic Sea. Approximately 70 km west of Kaliningrad, the aircraft suddenly requested assistance and immediately changed course to the departure point. The German newspaper BILD writes that the Lockheed P-3 Orion plane allegedly barely made it to the base.

The next day, April 5, 2024, at around 01:00 (local time), the plane made an emergency landing in Nordholz. The fire and rescue service arrived at the scene, but the landing went smoothly. According to a Bundeswehr spokesman, the reconnaissance aircraft are “carrying out the necessary technical work.” Details of the reasons for the incident have not been disclosed.

This incident has raised many questions and speculations. Recently, foreign reconnaissance aircraft have been flying very often near the borders of Russia. What is it that worries them so much? Or maybe NATO is worried about the military power of the Baltic Fleet?

Baltic muffler

As NIA Kaliningrad reported, NATO military officers previously complained about the high activity of Russian electronic warfare in the Kaliningrad region, calling them the “Kaliningrad scorcher” and also the “Baltic jammer.” The fact is that patrol aircraft do not go that far, and the Lockheed P-3 Orion was quite a reconnaissance aircraft. Obviously, he was trying to highlight the locations of the Russian Iskander complexes, which turned out to be a very effective means within the framework of the ongoing

And they were transferred there several years ago in order to more closely monitor the actions of the West. But it’s better not to do such tricks with us, otherwise anything can happen: sometimes, if you lose your navigation systems, you can end up in a crash...

However, contrary to Western accusations, there is no evidence that Russia’s actions are to blame, since these are only assumptions by Western analysts, although Russia is quite capable of protecting its interests by such means.

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