European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System

European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System

[‚yu̇r·ə¦pē·ən ‚jē·ō¦stā·shə·ner·ē ‚nav·ə¦gā·shən ′ō·vər‚lay ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
A satellite-based augmentation system developed jointly by the European Union, European Space Agency, and EUCONTROL. Abbreviated EGNOS.
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