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GPS

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(16) Deputy Secretary of Defense, "Development Concept Paper Number 133: NAVSTAR Global Positioning System," May 11, 1974.
(31.) Navstar Global Positioning System Joint Program Office, "GPS Overview, Fact Sheet."
"As NavStar forges into the fresh navigation space of interactive voice command routing, we need to establish Voice Navigator as a quality product with the most precise maps and robust routing capability available," stated Douglas Pritt, CEO & president, NavStar.
The Navstar system developed by Gateshead company Ward Air can perform real-time checks on vehicles using onboard electronic equipment accessed remotely via an internet connection.
The Navstar system developed by Ward Air, based at Team Valley, Gateshead can perform real-time checks on vehicles using onboard electronic equipment accessed remotely via an Internet connection.
Navigation Signal Timing and Ranging Global Positioning System (NAVSTAR GPS)
Among these, the Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) has become renowned for its highly accurate navigation, position, and timing signals, for which military and civilian users worldwide have found an astounding variety of applications.
It uses 24 satellites called NAVSTAR, for "navigation system timing and ranging." At a height of more than 12,000 miles, the satellites orbit the Earth every 12 hours in six orbital planes at 55 degrees relative to the plane of the Equator and separated by 60 degrees.
An augmented GPS positioning solution that uses both the US NAVSTAR IV GPS satellites and the Russian GLONASS satellites determines dozer locations to centimetre accuracy at virtually any location in the mine.