Britain is Considering Own Satellite Navigation Rival to EU
Britain is Considering Own Satellite Navigation Rival to EU. Europe wants to deny London access to sensitive safety information after the Brexit. Britain is now considering leaving the European Galileo project and setting up its own satellite navigation system, posted by Zoom News.
Galileo must be the European answer to the American GPS system. Originally, the headquarters of Galileo was located in London, but the location was moved to Madrid. Belgium had also presented itself as a candidate.
The Financial Times reports that Great Britain wants the money back that it has already paid for the Galileo project that costs 10 billion euros. London has invested approximately 1.4 billion.
The European Commission has already started to exclude UK companies and Britain from certain information. According to the British Secretary of Commerce, Greg Clark, that threatens cooperation in the area of security.