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Satellite Navigation

Europe is building its very own state-of-the-art Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) to provide accurate and guaranteed positioning for all types of civilian applications: including car navigators, mobile phones, maritime, road, rail and air transport.


What is EGNOS?

EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) is Europe’s regional augmentation system for GPS signals. It is the precursor to Galileo.

"EGNOS. It's there. Use it!"

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What is Galileo?

The Galileo programme is Europe's initiative for a state-of-the art global satellite navigation system, providing a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service under civilian control. Galileo's modern and efficient satellite infrastructure will enhance Europe's technological independence.

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