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Moths’ flight data helps drones navigate complex environments

The flight navigation strategy of moths can be used to develop programs that help drones to navigate unfamiliar environments, report Ioannis Paschalidis at Boston...

Europe claims 100 million users for Galileo satnav system

The Galileo satellite navigation system, Europe's rival to the United States' GPS, has nearly 100 million users after its first year of operation, the...

Galileo, Europe’s own satnav, to go online

Seventeen years and more than 10 billion euros ($11 billion) later, Europe's Galileo satnav system is set to go live on Thursday, promising to...

China promises GPS system that’s “reliable, safe and free”

China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said...

China’s Beidou navigation system more resistant to jamming

China has made breakthroughs in the anti-jamming capability of its Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS), the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily said Thursday. The new...

337th TES Operationally Tests B-1’s Block 16, INS-R in Asia-Pacific

DYESS AFB, Texas: On May 18, the last of two 337th Test and Evaluation Squadron B-1B Lancers returned to Dyess from a training mission...

New GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize...
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China, Russia strengthen satellite navigation cooperation

China and Russia strengthened cooperation in satellite navigation by holding the first meeting of the China-Russia Cooperation Program Committee on Satellite Navigation on...

China, Russia to cooperate in satellite navigation

China and Russia have signed a memorandum of understanding agreeing to cooperate in developing navigation satellite systems. The document was signed on Monday by...

Researchers develop hands-free, eyes-free navigation for Soldiers

Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory continue to develop and evaluate methods for navigation and communication that are 'hands-free, eyes-free and mind-free' to...