29 August 2008

Russia started production of Glonass-K satellites

Russia started production of new Glonass satellites, news by Russia Info-centre. The new satellites will have improved performances and lifespan. The Glonass-K satellites are the third generation of the russian navigation satellites and they should be operational since 2010. Russia is increasing its efforts to fill the gap with the american GPS. Nowadays, the performance gap is still important.