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Global Positioning System (GPS)

Country of Origin: USA


The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based radio positioning/navigation (POS/NAV) system designed to allow an unlimited number of users to passively receive precise, continuous, all-weather, global positioning and navigation data, together with time and velocity information. GPS consists of space, ground control and user equipment segments. Operation of the system is under control of the U.S. Air Force Space Command, which manages the satellites and ground control...

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