Newsletter for Congressional Staff

The National Coordination Office for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing sends the GPS Bulletin to Capitol Hill staff and other interested parties on a periodic basis. Learn about the office

The links below lead to an external newsletter hosting website. Issues prior to October 2014 are not available on the external site but are in the Back Issues section of this page.

June 24, 2016

Budget of the U.S. Government
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  • Appropriators Cut DOT Funding for GPS Program

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June 17, 2016

Budget of the U.S. Government
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  • Senate Legislation Puts GPS OCX Funding At Risk
  • What is OCX?
  • House Bills Support Air Force GPS Funding

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May 13, 2016

National Defense Authorization Act logo
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  • Fiscal Year 2017 NDAA Update
  • GPS-Related Provisions in House NDAA Bill

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May 3, 2016

NYSE building
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  • Space Bill Addresses PNT
  • DHS Demonstrates Precision Timing Technology at NYSE

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March 31, 2016

Gen. Hyten
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  • GPS Spectrum Mentioned at Air Force Budget Hearing
  • New Law Keeps Loran-C as Option for Possible GPS Backup
  • Final GPS IIF Satellite Reaches Orbit, Enters Service

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February 18, 2016

Budget of the U.S. Government
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  • FY 2017 Budget Request Includes $857M for GPS

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January 28, 2016

$50 bill
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  • Final Omnibus Funds Air Force GPS Program in FY 2016, Rescinds $30M from FY 2015
  • Budget Deal Finds More Funding for GPS Civil Requirements
  • GPS Tracking Related Provision Renewed
  • National Coordination Office Recognized by Rep. Lamborn

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