Headlines: FY 2017 Budget Request Includes $857M for GPS
Information for Policymakers from the National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)
February 18, 2016
FY 2017 Budget Request Includes $857M for GPS
The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 includes $847.362 million in Department of Defense funds and $10 million in Department of Transportation funds to sustain and modernize the Global Positioning System (GPS).
By national policy, DOT provides resources to DOD for assessment, development, acquisition, implementation, operation, and sustainment of additional designated GPS civil capabilities beyond the second and third civil signals. In addition, the DOT budget includes the following GPS augmentations and activities.
You are also welcome to contact Chris Mindnich at the National Coordination Office (email@example.com, 202-482-2004) to arrange a staff briefing about GPS with the relevant agencies.
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