Fiscal Year 2018 Program Funding

Updated July 28, 2017

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This page lists the FY 2018 funding amounts requested, authorized, and appropriated for each element of the nation's GPS program.

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Defense Appropriations

BILL

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.

Bill Status

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House
Subcommittee
House
Committee
House
Floor
House-Senate
Conference
Committee
House
Floor
President
6/26/2017
H.R. 3219
6/29/2017
H.R. 3219
7/27/2017
H.R. 3219
 
Senate
Subcommittee
Senate
Committee
Senate
Floor
  Senate
Floor

 

       

Funding Marks

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
House
Mark
Procurement: GPS III Satellites
Space Procurement, Air Force, Line Item 6, "GPSIII / GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (3 MB PDF)
$85.894M $85.894M
View PDF (8.6 MB)
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 $223.435M
(−$20M vs request)
View PDF (8.6 MB)
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 $510.938M
View PDF (8.6 MB)
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 $243.939M
(−$10M vs request)
View PDF (8.6 MB)
TOTAL $1.094206B $1.064206B
(−$30M vs request)

GPS III Program Guidance

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Transportation Appropriations

BILL

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.

Bill Status

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House
Subcommittee
House
Committee
House
Floor
House-Senate
Conference
Committee
House
Floor
President
7/11/2017
H.R. 3353
7/17/2017
H.R. 3353
TBD
H.R. 3353
 
Senate
Subcommittee
Senate
Committee
Senate
Floor
  Senate
Floor
 
7/25/2017
S. 1655
7/27/2017
S. 1655
TBD
S. 1655
 

Funding Marks

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
House
Committee
Mark
Senate
Committee
Mark
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 $105.3M
+$3M vs request
View PDF (1.8 MB)
$110.3M
+$8M vs request
View PDF (550 KB)

WAAS Program Guidance

GPS Vehicle Tracking

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Defense Authorization

BILL

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 act includes policy and funding guidance for the GPS program. It does not expend funds from the U.S. Treasury.

Bill Status

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House
Subcommittee
House
Committee
House
Floor
House-Senate
Conference
Committee
House
Floor
President
6/22/2017
H.R. 2810
6/28/2017
H.R. 2810
7/14/2017
H.R. 2810
 
Senate
Subcommittee
Senate
Committee
Senate
Floor
  Senate
Floor

 

6/26/2017
S. 1519
6/27/2017
S. 1519
TBD
S. 1519
 

Funding Marks

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
House
Mark
Senate
Committee
Mark
Procurement: GPS III Satellites
Space Procurement, Air Force, Line Item 6, "GPSIII / GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (3 MB PDF)
$85.894M $85.894M
View PDF (1.6 MB)
$85.894M
View PDF (1.9 MB)
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 $243.435M
View PDF (1.6 MB)
$283.735M
(+$40.3M vs request)
View PDF (1.9 MB)
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 $510.938M
View PDF (1.6 MB)
$510.938M
View PDF (1.9 MB)
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 $263.939M
(+$10M vs request)
View PDF (1.6 MB)
$352.439M
(+$98.5M vs request)
View PDF (1.9 MB)
TOTAL $1.094206B $1.104206B
(+$10M vs request)
$1.223006B
(+$138.8M vs request)

GPS III Program Guidance

NEW Ground Monitoring Stations

Demonstration of Backup and Complementary PNT

Enhancement of PNT Capacity

Cooperation with Japan

Homeland Defense

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