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The expert compared the new Chinese navigation system Beidou GLONASS

The configuration of the satellite constellation, the Chinese Beidou-3 is that the navigation system has to be more effective than American and Russian analogues GLONASS and GPS, however, unequivocally say this is impossible, since the complete information about Chinese handsets, said RIA Novosti head of the space policy Institute Ivan Moiseev.

Earlier, the President of China XI Jinping officially announced the launch of a Chinese global navigation system, Beidou-3. Last, the 55th satellite system Beidou-3 was successfully launched into orbit on 23 June.

The source said about the first six years of the launch of the satellite "GLONASS"

The first six years of the launch from Plesetsk navigation satellite of new generation "GLONASS-K", which has been postponed several times, is scheduled in August, reported RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

Send it into orbit regularly postponed from March because of delays in its production.

Roskosmos confirmed the replacement of the satellite "GLONASS" in orbit backup

The navigation satellite "GLONASS-M", which spent ten years instead of seven provisions, it is planned to replace on the backup spacecraft in August, reported information-analytical centre of coordinate-time and navigation support TsNIIMash (research Institute head of "Roscosmos").

Previously, the replacement of the satellite "GLONASS-M" with the system number 731 on the same backup device with the number of 735 due to failure of the onboard frequency standards, told RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

China launched the last satellite to create the navigation system

China on Tuesday made a successful launch of the carrier rocket "Changzheng-3B" with the 55-th satellite to the newly created China's global navigation system, Beidou, is spoken in the message of the Chinese Corporation aerospace science and technology (CASC).

The launch took place on Tuesday at 9.43 am local time (4.43 GMT) from Baikonur Xichang in Sichuan province in southwest China. The satellite successfully entered the preset orbit, thus completing the formation of the Beidou system, it will work together with other devices running earlier after adjusting for Beidou orbit and conduct a series of tests.

"You can give each soldier": Russia got "the pill" from NATO aircraft

To track and shoot down almost any "bird" — in the Russian army comes the newest portable anti-aircraft missile complex "willow". The other day a party of MANPADS transferred to one of the air defense units in Buryatia. According to experts, it is the most perfect for today weapons of this type, is much superior in combat capabilities Western counterparts and their own predecessors — complexes "Strela" and "Igla". Why this unique MANPADS — in the material RIA Novosti.

Thanks to the portable anti-aircraft missile complex simple infantryman can for a few seconds to destroy an aircraft worth millions of dollars and evade retaliation, hiding in the folds of the terrain. MANPADS have appeared in the 1960s and forever changed the rules of warfare. This is the main threat to pilots, accustomed to escape from long-range anti-aircraft missiles at low altitudes.

Source: the failed satellite "GLONASS-M" will replace the backup

Navigation satellites "GLONASS-M" has worked for ten years instead of seven provisions, it is planned to replace on the backup spacecraft, told RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

According to the information analytical centre of coordinate-time and navigation support TsNIIMash (research Institute head of "Roscosmos"), satellite "GLONASS-M" with the system room 731, which was launched in March 2010 with an estimated life of seven years, was removed for maintenance in June 2020.

In Ephraim will be monitored through electronic monitoring

UFSIN for Moscow with the help of electronic monitoring to monitor compliance with house arrest actor Mikhail Efremov accused of a fatal accident while intoxicated, the press service of the Ministry.

The electronic monitoring of controlled entities (SAMPLE) helps to monitor, using GPS, GLONASS, means of telephony, Internet, special transmitting-receiving devices, and individual means of identification.

The source said about the new postponement of the launch of the satellite "GLONASS-K"

The launch from Plesetsk navigation satellite of new generation "GLONASS-K" pending at the end of July with the possibility of further postponement due to delays in production, reported RIA Novosti source in the space industry.

In may, another Agency source in the industry said the postponement of the launch "GLONASS-K" from the end of June to mid-July. Before the launch was scheduled for may, even earlier - in March.