Asian Surveying & Mapping
Breaking News
Thailand to launch its second Earth satellite next week
Thailand is set to launch it second Earth observation...
Chinese launch startup’s rocket fails during satellite launch
The Chinese launch company Galactic Energy suffered its first...
First Hong Kong-made satellite set to launch in November from Guangdong province, company reveals
The first Hong Kong-made satellite is set to be...
China launches Yaogan 39 remote sensing satellite
China launched a Long March 2D carrier rocket on...
Saudi Arabia publishes maps with new names for ceded islands
A new map published by Saudi Arabia’s General Authority...
US, Saudi Arabia conclude region’s largest-ever counter-UAS exercise
The US and Saudi Arabia conducted the largest-ever counter-UAS exercise...
Study improves accuracy of planted forest locations in East Asia
An international team led by Purdue University scientists has...
Iran, Russia Working On Joint Research Spacecraft
In an interview with Tasnim, the president of the...
France, Bangladesh sign deal to provide loans, satellite technology during Macron’s visit to Dhaka
French President Emmanuel Macron witnessed the signature of a...
Iran, Russia Working on Joint Research Spacecraft
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Top universities from Iran and Russia...

South Korea has begun development of Earth-based navigation technology as an alternative to satellite-based systems to protect its ships from cyber attacks. The Earth-based navigation technology is known as eLoran, and is an upgraded version of radio technology originally used for communication purposes during World War II.

The decision to develop the technology follows an incident in 2016 that saw the early return of hundreds of South Korean fishing vessels to its ports after their GPS signals were jammed by hackers, allegedly originating from North Korea.

Russia and the United Kingdom have already explored the possibility of using radio navigation technology of various types, with the United States also reportedly planning to follow suit.

Click here for more information.