6 февраляGrowing tension in U.S.-Russian relations did not keep the sides from reaching an agreement on an issue as important as placing equipment for support of the Russian dual-purpose GLONASS system on the territories of a number of U.S. states. Possibility of locating reference stations for the differential correction and monitoring system in the U.S. was brought up last fall – Russian delegation discussed this with their American colleagues at the ION GNSS 2012 International Conference on Satellite Navigation in Nashville, Tennessee. According to the Russian Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, the Americans have now, in principle, agreed.
|Izvestia, 6 February 2013|
JSC “NIS” signed a Trilateral Cooperation Agreement with India’s Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL). The parties joined efforts for provision of GLONASS/GPS-based satellite navigation services in India.
24 декабряTata Consultancy Services (TCS) became JSC “NIS” strategic partner in the sphere of software development and localization, systems integration and professional services, and development of products for Indian and other foreign markets.
21 декабряWith the aim to pioneer a new path through Africa all the way to the Antarctica coast, ICE&SAND automobile expedition starts off at the end of December 2012 from Moscow. The journey will traverse four continents, 18 countries, and 46 cities. GLONASS-based satellite navigation equipment, provided by JSC “NIS”, will help travelers reach the Earth’s southernmost continent, identify their location, stay in touch from any point on the globe and closely maintain their chosen route.
6 декабряWithin the scope of the tender, previously announced by Rostransnadzor, NIS GLONASS developed a system for remote supervision of vehicles that transport hazardous cargoes (SRS-HC). For carrying out supervision and control functions over hazardous cargo transport, main Rostransnadzor Monitoring Center has been created and regional centers deployed in two pilot zones – Central and Sothern Federal districts