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Opinion: BeiDou – Friend or foe in space, sea, air and land?

18th December 2019 - 00:01 GMT | by The Geobukseon in Indo-Pacific

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At 01:43 on 5 November, China launched a Long March-3B carrier rocket with the 49th satellite aboard of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province in China’s southwest. This represented the 24th satellite of the BDS-3 system, which is China’s competitive response to the US Global Positioning System (GPS).

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