Infrastructure


2018 – Galileo Ground Networks

Responsibility for the operation of the Galileo constellation’s ground system moved in 2018 from the European Space Agency (ESA)... Responsibility for the operation of the Galileo constellation’s ground system moved…

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2018 – GPS Ground Networks

In 2018, the USAF continued GPS operations with ground equipment that is decades... In 2018, the USAF continued GPS operations with ground equipment that is decades old. The number of…

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2018 – PNT Satellite Manufacturers

The top three manufacturers of PNT satellites in 2018, from an overall share perspective... The top three manufacturers of PNT satellites in 2018, from an overall share perspective, came from…

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2018 – Global Positioning System (GPS)

The U.S. maintained ## operational GPS satellites during 2018, the same number operational... The U.S. maintained 31 operational GPS satellites during 2018, the same number operational during 2017. While that…

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2018 – Galileo

In contrast to the PNT systems operated by other nations (except Japan), two European civil government organizations (the EU) and the ESA) share acquisition, management... In contrast to the PNT…

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2018 – BeiDou/CentiSpace

Of all the nations deploying and operating PNT satellites in 2018, China was the busiest. At the beginning of 2018, the nation’s PNT system, known as BeiDou (Compass), consisted of…

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