Numerous departments and agencies of the U.S. government participate in the operation, management, and/or use of GPS as a national asset.
They coordinate their efforts as members of the National Executive Committee for Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing. Learn about the committee
Use the links below to learn more about their GPS roles and responsibilities, as well as their official representatives on the National Executive Committee.
- Department of Defense (co-chair)
- Department of Transportation (co-chair)
- Department of State
- Department of the Interior
- Department of Agriculture
- Department of Commerce
- Department of Homeland Security
- Joint Chiefs of Staff
The National Executive Committee includes the following agencies as observers or liaisons. These links lead to their websites.