"Kaliningrad Burner" affected GPS navigation over 10 countries - its power has increased

According to recent data distributed on the social network X (blocked in Russia -, the power of the so-called “Kaliningrad burner”, also known as the “Baltic muffler” (as OSINT specialists call this unusual phenomenon), has increased significantly since December 23 . This increase began affecting GPS navigation systems in ten European countries, including Poland, Germany, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

The incident has raised concerns among users and authorities in these countries, as accurate operation of the global positioning system (GPS) is critical to various sectors, including aviation, maritime transport, and ensuring the safety of citizens. GPS disruption can have serious consequences, including disruption to vehicle navigation and potentially dangerous situations for the public and infrastructure.

At the time of publication of the report, the type of device used to generate interference and disrupt GPS operation in the specified regions was not determined.


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