GALILEOEuropean Satellite Navigation System
Type of Organization
GALILEO is based on a constellation of 30 satellites and ground stations providing information concerning the positioning of users in many sectors such as transport (vehicle location, route searching, speed control, guidance systems, etc.), social services (e.g. aid for the disabled or elderly), the justice system and customs services (location of suspects, border controls), public works (geographical information systems), search and rescue systems, or leisure (direction-finding at sea or in the mountains, etc.).
Directorate-General for Energy and Transport
Unit E.4 - DM28, 1/68
For more information about this Organisation please visit: http://europa.eu.int/comm/dgs/energy_transport/galileo/index_en.htm