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  • GLObal NAvigation Satellite System: A system of satellites operated by the Russian government, enabling someone with an appropriate receiver to determine his position - some of the time.


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  • Russia's forthcoming GPS system, called GLONASS, will suffer similar issues, he said.

  • Putin said that Russia will put aside about $3.2 million for its space industry this year, including the development of GLONASS, which is its answer to U.S.

    RedOrbit News - Technology

  • Support for other satellite systems such as GLONASS and Galileo will also be added over time.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Then GPS World tells us that the Russian may well be redesigning the electronic architecture of its GLONASS, to permit interoperability with the US Navstar system, allowing the development of cheap handsets utilising both signals – and thereby reducing the utility of Galileo.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • This device will also not work against the new upcoming GPS L5 frequency of 1176.45 MHz or the Russian GLONASS or European Galileo systems.

    Boing Boing: December 29, 2002 - January 4, 2003 Archives

  • "Both sides reiterated their commitment to continuing these talks and reaffirmed that the United States and the Russian Federation intend to continue to provide the GPS and GLONASS civil signals appropriate for commercial, scientific and safety of life use on a continuous, worldwide basis, free of direct user fees."

    NASA Watch: Keith Cowing: December 2004 Archives

  • Vyacheslav Filin, have lost their jobs over the Dec. 5 launch when the Proton-M booster rocket failed to put three GLONASS-M satellites into a designated orbit.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • The new service, StarFire GNSS, not only supports GPS + GLONASS corrections but also provides real-time accuracy of five centimeters anywhere in the world, without a local base station.

  • "StarFire GNSS with both GPS and GLONASS corrections provides significantly improved performance and worldwide five centimeter horizontal accuracy," said Steve Wilson, NavCom's GNSS Business Manager.

  • And the much-touted GLONASS satellite navigation system, Russia's purported answer to the U.S. Global Positioning System, or GPS, has been unable to reach its full capacity because of equipment flaws and other technical problems.

    The Seattle Times


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