Developers: Defense Ministry to Receive New Navigation System by 2017
Russian Defense Ministry will receive the latest navigation system “Scorpion-EV” in 2017, a representative of the Russian Institute of Radionavigation and Time (RIRT) told to RIA Novosti on Thursday.
RIRT introduced a set of “Scorpion-EV” at the XVIII International Exhibition of State Security “Interpolitex 2014”, which takes place at the All-Russia Exhibition Centre from 21 to 24 October.
“It is planned that the first system must be brought to the Ministry of Defense and operated by 2017,” the agency interlocutor said.
He also noted that the uniqueness of “Scorpion” is the ability of autonomous data transfer even in the complete failure of space navigation systems.