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European satellite navigation system
Galileo satellite in orbit.
Kongsberg Seatex plays an active role in the development of the European satellite
navigation system - Galileo.
Galileo’s new technology will revolutionise our transport systems, increasing safety
and improving efficiency; this will make for better quality of life and less pollution
in our cities. Galileo will also bring benefits in other aspects of everyday life,
with precision farming raising yields, improved information for emergency services
speeding up response times, and more reliable and accurate time signals underpinning
our most vital computer and communications networks.
As our customers mainly operates in the maritime environment, Kongsberg Seatex
plays an active role in the maritime part of the Galileo programme. As a member
of Galileo Services - which represent the downstream industry, customers
will benefit in form of applications and services tailored to their needs.
Since the beginning of the Galileo programme, Kongsberg Seatex has played an
important role in the development, emphasizing the maritime needs for applications
and services. Main activities and projects, so far, consist of:
- MARUSE - GNSS introduction in the Maritime sector
- MarGal - Harbour docking and inland waterways
- GaleWAT - Galileo and EGNOS for waterway transport
- EGNOS test bed - European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service
For further information about the projects, please follow the links on the right.