20 Sep 2012
Satellite navigation is already essential for European transport and industry and it is important to be no longer dependent on the American GPS and Russian GLONASS for positioning, navigation and time. European GNSS services must be provided in European infrastructure, which does not depend on the priorities of the US, Russian nor Chinese military for its reliability. European Satellite Navigation policy will provide the Union with two satellite navigation systems, a system established under the Galileo programme and the EGNOS system.
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