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The US military developed a global positioning system GPS during the early 80s where the first satellite was launched It was used for many missions for the US but not until during 1996 when the president decided to make the GPS free for people to use For example users using a GPS would like to know where they are where they are going where is the nearest theatre or when will they get to their arrival Now GPS consists of 28 satellites above earth at its own orbit about 11000 mileshour The GPS technology is a peaceful device and free of charge For example users could now reach to their destination militarys looking out for terrorist missiles flying over the land to keep people safe and hunting down for shipwrecks that are stuck or sunk down the ocean and many moreA global positioning system consists of three things a user with a GPS receiver to receive signals from satellites three ground stations to track satellites and at least four satellites to determine the users position Imagine going camping and a person gets lost heshe uses its GPS device to find hisher location The GPS will send microwave signals to the satellites and send back the persons location Or if a person gets injured the person will use their GPS device to find the nearest hospital A GPS is simply used for finding places and how to get there fast For example the nearest restaurant and how long it will take to get there including traffic Rescue and emergency is another reason GPS is useful The military would determine the location and order an emergency response teams The military will determine any bombs or launched rockets by using the GPS to locate their position if it belongs to the government or a terrorist For soldiers going under cover during the night the military would use the GPS to guide
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