Information for Policymakers from the National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT)
May 13, 2016
Fiscal Year 2017 NDAA Update
On April 28, the House Armed Services Committee passed H.R. 4909, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (NDAA). The bill recommends full funding for GPS. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the legislation the week of May 16. View full details at GPS.gov
Procurement, Air Force: GPS III Satellites
Development, Air Force: GPS III Satellites
Development, Air Force: Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and GPS Enterprise Integrator
Development, Air Force: Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE)
GPS-Related Provisions in House NDAA Bill
The NDAA includes the following policy guidance for the GPS program.
The Senate Armed Services Committee passed their version of the NDAA on May 12, but the text is not yet available. For up-to-date information on FY 2017 GPS program funding, visit www.gps.gov/policy/funding/2017
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