The latest BeiDou satellite is launched in southwest China on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua

BeiDou, China’s answer to GPS, ‘six months ahead of schedule’ after latest satellite launch

  • Launch of 29th satellite continues push towards greater positioning accuracy, with all 35 now set to be launched by first half of 2020
  • It will compete with the US Global Positioning System in the civilian market and be adopted by Chinese military
Topic |   China military

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The latest BeiDou satellite is launched in southwest China on Tuesday. Photo: Xinhua
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