A map based dead reckoning protocol for updating location information
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Abu Dhabi lies on a T-shaped island jutting into the Persian Gulf from the central western coast.
The city proper had a population of 1.5 million in 2014.
Abu Dhabi houses federal government offices, is the seat of the United Arab Emirates Government, home to the Abu Dhabi Emiri Family and the President of the UAE, who is from this family.
However, the US government can selectively deny access to the system, as happened to the Indian military in 1999 during the Kargil War. Department of Defense developed the system, which originally used 24 satellites. Announcements from Vice President Al Gore and the White House in 1998 initiated these changes. In addition to GPS, other systems are in use or under development, mainly because of a potential denial of access by the US government.The standard permits marine electronics to send information to computers and to other marine equipment.