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Program: Irnss

Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System

Indian navigation program to cover its subcontinent and neighbouring countries. Will provide positioning, navigation and timing services. Should provide 20 m accuracy in India.

Made of 3 GEO (34, 83, 132 °E) plus 4 geosynchronous (29° inclination at 55 and 111°E (by pairs)) satellites.

Construction and launch of the satellites is expected to cost INR16 billion (EUR288 million, US$393 million).

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