GLONASS satellites determine location of objects with an accuracy of 5 meters.
On the night between 2-d and 3-d of October at 00.15 MT from Pesetsk aerodrom the 24-th GLONASS satellite had been succefully launched from a booster "soyuz - 2.1 b" .
As RSN radiostation reported since now the GLONASS system determines the location of the object with an accuracy of 5 meters, against previous 50. GLONASS still lags behind its American counterpart. Its development and improvement is of a great political and social significance.