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NaVIC

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  • November 18, 2021
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NaVIC

Part of: GS Prelims 

Navigation with Indian Constellation (NAVIC) is India’s indigenous global navigation satellite system.

  • NAVIC consists of a constellation of three geostationary, four geosynchronous and two on-standby satellites.
  • NAVIC will facilitate accurate real-time positioning and timing services over India and the region around it extending to 1,500 km.

Applications of NAVIC

  • Terrestrial, aerial and marine navigation
  • Disaster management
  • Vehicle tracking and fleet management
  • Integration with mobile phones
  • Precise timing, mapping and geodetic data capture
  • Terrestrial navigation aid for hikers and travelers
  • Visual and voice navigation for drivers

News Source: PIB

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