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State-owned Galileo Industries begins cooperation with EU's Galileo satellite navigation system.

 

2005, July

 

China is cooperating with a consortium of European industries in the development of the Beidou geopositioning system to become independent of the current GPS system controlled by the United States of America.

 

Literature:

Center for Nonproliferation Studies (2006): Current and Future Space Security. China: Military Programs. Web Site.

 

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