Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Satellites

Indian PNT Satellites (NavIC)


2017 – NavIC

India completed the first part of a ##-phase plan during 2016, fielding a constellation of ## Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) PNT satellites. The constellation was... India completed the first…

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2016 – NavIC

During 2016, India completed the first phase of a two-phase plan for its positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) satellite system, the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS). Upon the launch…

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2015 – IRNSS

India’s share of the world’s operational PNT satellites hovered around ##% for 2014 and 2015. Launching ## Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) satellite in 2015, the country continued to…

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2007 – IRNSS

In 2006, India announced the Indian Regional Navigation System (IRNSS), joining the ranks of countries with plans for indigenous navigation systems. IRNSS is to be a ##-satellite geostationary and geosynchronous…

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2014 – IRNSS

India continued with plans for its regional PNT constellation, the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS), launching ## more IRNSS satellites in 2014. With a total of ## PNT satellites…

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2008 – IRNSS

The Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System is under development by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The introduction of these competing systems, with newer spacecraft and stronger signals, should improve…

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2009 – IRNSS

Regional PNT systems provide additional signals from satellites operating over a given geographical area. The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) will include ## satellites providing coverage primarily for South…

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2010 – IRNSS

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) will include ## satellites providing coverage primarily for South Asia. The complete constellation is planned to be in place by 2014, with the…

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