China’s BeiDou system extends reach under sea

The state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corp said this week it had helped upgrade the nation’s indigenous BeiDou satellite navigation and positioning system to guide submarines and underwater drones. The BeiDou, dubbed China’s GPS, had proven reliable in underwater positioning tests in waters off Lianyungang in eastern Jiangsu province, according to CSIC and Xinhua. This was a […]