China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) ongoing to endow with global service. China’s substitute to the US-owned GPS extended its inclusion apart from the Asia-Pacific region with an ambition of becoming a dominating technology in the future; propel gains in shares of related companies.
BDS Spokesperson Ran Chengqi said the construction of the BDS-3 primary system has been completed. This manifest that BDS has legitimately entered the global era as the BDS expands from a regional system to a global navigation system.
BDS Ran said “From today, wherever you go Beidou will be with you, anywhere, anytime”
The positioning accuracy of the system has reached 10 meters globally and five meters in the Asia-Pacific region. Its velocity accuracy is 0.2 meters per second, while its timing accuracy stands at 20 nanoseconds.
By the end of 2018, there were a total of 33 BDS satellites operating in orbit, including 15 BDS-2 satellites and 18 BDS-3 satellites. China plans to launch another 11 BDS-3 satellites and one BDS-2 satellite in the coming two years to form the complete global network.