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Could the United Kingdom really build its own global satnav system?

Britain has abandoned plans to rejoin the EU’s Galileo network for defence and critical infrastructure after Brexit — but the alternative faces major hurdles.

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Nature 564, 172-173 (2018)

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-07734-x

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  • Correction 13 December 2018: This story has been corrected to more accurately reflect the roles of signal encryption and protection in Galileo’s secure system.

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