WORLD NEWS & ANALYSIS
New Scheme for Galileo and Egnos
PARIS The European Commission is hoping proposed changes in running and funding the Galileo and Egnos sat ellite navigation systems will lead to a quick resolution of problems threatening their future. The revamp proposal was submitted last week to the European Parliament and the European Council, which in June agreed to abandon the public-private partnership arrangement that had been set up to manage and fund deployment of the 30-satellite system (AW&ST June 18, p. 44).
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