What is GPS?

GPS also know as Global Positioning System is a satelite-based radionavigation system that's owned by the United States. It was formerly known as NAVSTAR GPS and was used initially by the U.S. military in the 1960's which eventually expanded into civilian use over the the decades that followed.

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5 Main Uses for GPS

  • 1) Location
  • 2) Navigation
  • 3) Tracking
  • 4) Mapping
  • 5) Timing

Example of GPS device used by civilians:

GPS Device

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