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GPS – What is It?

GPS – What is it?The Global Positioning System or GPS for short is the world’s first satellite radio-navigation system. It was developed by the United States Department of Defense under the name of NAVSTAR or Navigation Satellite Timing and Ranging. Read More

GPS History in Brief

The GPS satellite system for navigation was designed in the 1970s by the U.S. Department of Defense. It started out as a global navigation system for military land-based and air vehicles, with some limited use for the civilian population. But Read More

GPS Competitors

GLONASS: The Russian Federation controls and operates a constellation of satellites and related ground stations called GLONASS, for purposes similar to GPS. GLONASS was developed and launched originally by the Soviet Union and has been in operation for several years Read More