A model of the Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system. Photo: AP
A model of the Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system. Photo: AP
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China’s BeiDou and Russian GLONASS sign new deal to rival America’s GPS satellite navigation

  • Latest satellite navigation systems deal among 16 signed as Vladimir Putin met Xi Jinping in Beijing
  • Agreement promises to ensure ‘complementarity of the global navigation satellite systems in terms of system timescales’, in a step up from a 2018 deal

A model of the Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system. Photo: AP
A model of the Chinese Beidou satellite navigation system. Photo: AP
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