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NavIC—An Indigenous Development for Self-reliant Navigation Services

  • Dinesh Kumar Misra
  • Mohammad Zaheer Mirza
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 714)

Abstract

Navigation with the aid of satellite has got realistic importance in the aviation industry, ship movement and strategic purpose throughout the world for all countries. A GPS system of America is providing navigation support worldwide. India has taken an initiative to develop an independent navigation system under Indian control having a constellation of seven GSO satellites and has established navigation facilities for this purpose. The Indian NavIC system is broadcasting navigation data for Indian continent as well as 1500 km beyond its geopolitical boundary. This paper brings ideas about India’s efforts to develop its own indigenous navigation system and its application in India and the surrounding region.

Keywords

Navigation Satellites Geopolitical MEO GEO orbit satellites Accuracy 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The Authors have heartfelt gratitude to the department for providing assistance and opportunity to write research papers. The authors have the open idea to include any suggestion referred by honorable reviewers. We will be highly thankful for all honorable peer reviewers/researchers to provide comments and suggestion to improve the strength of paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SpaceISTRAC/ISROLucknowIndia

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