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Fiscal Year 2018 Program Funding

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On May 23, 2017, President Trump released his budget request for FY 2018. This page lists the FY 2018 funding amounts requested for each element of the nation's GPS program.

Each line item below provides external links to original source documents, including agency budget justifications submitted to Congress.

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Defense Appropriations

REQUEST

President Trump requested a total of $1.1 billion for the Air Force GPS program in FY 2018. View PDF (9 MB)

Starting in FY 2018, the budget includes no funds for GPS IIF procurement.

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
Procurement: GPS III Satellites
Space Procurement, Air Force, Line Item 6, "GPSIII / GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (3 MB PDF)
$85.894M
Development: GPS III, Search & Rescue Payload, and M-Code Hosted Payload
RDT&E, Air Force, Line Item No. 310 / Program Element 1203265F, "GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (7.5 MB PDF)
$243.435M
Development: Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and GPS Enterprise Integrator
RDT&E, Air Force, Line Item No. 318 / Program Element 1206423F, "Global Positioning System III -- Operational Control Segment"
View justification (7.5 MB PDF)
$510.938M
Development: Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE)
RDT&E, Air Force, Line Item No. 57 / Program Element 1203164F, "NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (User Equipment) (SPACE)"
View justification (8.5 MB PDF)
$253.939M
TOTAL $1.094206B

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NEW Transportation Appropriations

REQUEST

President Trump's budget request for FY 2018 includes funds for the Department of Transportation to operate a civil GPS augmentation system (WAAS).

The FY 2018 budget includes no DOT funding for civil requirements in the GPS program. It also does not provide a trackable line item for the PNT activities of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research & Technology, though such activities remain fully budgeted.

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for GPS
FAA Facilities & Equipment, Activity 2, Budget Item 2D03, "Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for GPS"
View justification (8 MB PDF)
$102.3M

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