WORLD Russia has started to impose restrictions on Global Positioning System (GPS) base stations in Russia, as retribution for the refusal of the United States to allow similar base stations on American territory that would improve the accuracy of Russia’s navigation system, GLONASS. (New York Times) Use our resources to better understand GPS. Discussion Ideas Read through the NY Times article. Why are American and … Continue reading Russia Restricts GPS
GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK! WORLD In the view of America’s spy services, the next potential threat from Russia may come from within U.S. borders. High-tech “monitor stations” would hone Glonass, the Russian version of the global positioning system—and, some fear, improve surveillance on the U.S. and the precision of Russian weaponry. (New York Times) Use our resources to better understand GPS. This video from U.S. Air … Continue reading Russian Version of GPS Stirs Spy Fears in U.S.