Accession Number : ADA306444

Title :   Global Positioning System: Past and Future Applications,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AIR INTELLIGENCE CENTER WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Yuan, Jianping

PDF Url : ADA306444

Report Date : 06 FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : The article describes in general terms the development of the global positioning system (GPS), as well as its applications in aeronautics, astronautics, oceanic navigation, geodetic surveying, earthquake prediction, land navigation guidance, and military science. The article presents briefly progress in GPS in China. In closing, GPS research, development, and its relationship to flight mechanics are discussed.

Descriptors :   *GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM, PREDICTIONS, AERONAUTICS, MECHANICS, NAVIGATION, FLIGHT, TRANSLATIONS, GUIDANCE, GEODETIC SURVEYS, OCEANS, EARTHQUAKES, LAND AREAS, CHINA, ASTRONAUTICS, SURFACE NAVIGATION, CHINESE LANGUAGE.

Subject Categories : Air Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE