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Foreign Media: Beidou Navigation System In 2020 To Cover The World And GPS Competition
Feb 15, 2017

South Korea said that China is in the field of satellite navigation on the United States launched a fierce pursuit. China's self-developed "Beidou satellite navigation system (BDS)" rapid development, is a typical example. China's State Council recently published a white paper, the opening of the Beidou application status and future strategy.

According to the white paper, BDS from 2012 to the mainland and around the part of the Asia-Pacific region, it started not only more than 20 years later than the US GPS, but also largely behind the Russian Glenas system. The reason why China has driven its own development of satellite navigation systems is because it is directly related to tracking location information and military and security needs.