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What does GLONASS stand for?

GLONASS stands for Global Navigation Satellite System (aka Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System; Russia)

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Summary: The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) will be hosting the 8th meeting of the International Committee on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (ICG) in November 2013 in the UAE.
and Cobb, who makes global positioning system (GPS) receivers and pseudolites (pseudo satellites--ground stations sending satellite-like signals), explore how GPS and other global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) are increasingly being used to control ground vehicles from automatically steered farm tractors to automated mining equipment as well as unmanned military ground vehicles.
The system is expected to rival the US-developed GPS, the European Union's Galileo Positioning System and Russia's Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS).
To see live demonstrations of Spirent's positioning and navigation test systems stop by Spirent booths at the following upcoming events: * 3rd Asia Oceania Regional Workshop on GNSS, Jeju Island, Korea, November 1-2, * IGNSS 2011: International Global Navigation Satellite Systems Society Symposium Sydney, Australia, November 15-17 To learn more about GSS8000 visit http://www.
Summary: DUBAI - Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST), in co-operation with the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), will host a workshop on the applications of Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) from January 16 to 20, 2011, at the campus of the Higher Colleges of Technology in Dubai Academic City.