British military intelligence accused Russia of trying “interfere” for RAF aircraft, based in Cyprus. This is reported by the Times, citing an intelligence source..
Military intelligence believes, that Russia is attempting to jam the satellite signals of British aircraft from the RAF military base “Akrotiri” in Cyprus. How is this done, British scouts did not explain, but stated, that there are only two “hostile” state – Syria and Russia, and only the latter has the means for this.
Russia is trying to interfere with aircraft taking off, what is happening within the framework of its activities on the verge of conflict
– said an unnamed British military intelligence official.
It is emphasized, that Russia acts like this, to avoid military conflict, but there is confrontation in her actions.
The publication claims, that Russia has repeatedly tried to jam the signals of military transport aircraft Airbus A400M, departing Cyprus. At the same time, the planes were not fighters., but transported spare parts or military personnel.
The intelligence explained, that despite numerous attempts, none “was not successful”.
note, that according to the Security Review, defense and foreign policy, London considers Russia to be the most acute threat to UK national security.