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Pakistan adopts Chinese rival GPS satellite system

Pakistan is set to become the fifth Asian country to use China's domestic satellite navigation system which was launched as a rival to the US global positioning system, a report said Saturday.

May 18, 2013
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NASA pinning down 'here' better than ever

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are. For that, they rely on a network of sites that ...

Feb 23, 2012
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EU unveils more precise satnav system

(AP) -- The European Union has unveiled an updated satellite navigation system that is up to five times more precise than the current GPS system.

Oct 01, 2009
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