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Global Positioning System and its application in civil and strategic areas


Global Positioning System and its application in civil and strategic areas

Jatinder Kumar & Dr. Govind
Dept. of Space



Global positioning System (GPS) has come to play an important role in day to day life and is finding variety of applications both in civil and strategic areas. It holds high promise for development into affordable, compact and reliable aid for precise and speedy determination of position, velocity and time for diverse applications. The present paper highlights the brief historical development, GPs technology, applications, status.