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The president of GLONASS Union Alexander Gurko has received an award for “The Technology Adoption Based on the GLONASS System”.

In 2008 the Association “GLONASS/GNSS-Forum” established an award in the sphere of navigation presented in two categories: “For The Contribution in Creation and Development of the GLONASS System” and “For the Technology Adoption Based on the GLONASS System”.

Yesterday, May 12, 2016 a commemorative award in the category “For The Technology Adoption Based On The GLONASS System” was presented to Alexander Gurko, the president of The Non-commercial Partnership for Development and Use of Navigation Technologies (GLONASS Union), a member of the board of directors and a chairman of the strategy and investment committee of GLONASS JSC, a deputy chairman of the Association Council “GLONASS/GNSS-Forum”.

The companies under the direction of Alexander Gurko have made a significant contribution to the adoption of navigation satellite technologies based on GLONASS in different sectors of state economy; to the establishment of appropriate navigation and information infrastructure. Under his direction the state automated information emergency response system in case of accidents “ERA-GLONASS" was developed and put into operation.