Fiscal Year 2021 Program Funding

Updated February 26, 2020

Fiscal Year 2021 | A Budget for America's Future | Budget of the U.S. Government | Office of Management and Budget

On February 11, 2020, the White House released the President's Fiscal Year 2021 budget proposal. This page lists the FY 2021 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

The President's request for the GPS program totals over $1.8 billion including procurement and research, development, testing, and evaluation (RDT&E). View source (8 MB PDF)

Starting in FY 2021, the Department of Defense (DOD) is requesting funds for the GPS program through the U.S. Space Force instead of the Air Force.

Funding Marks

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
Procurement: GPS III Follow-On Satellites
Procurement, Space Force, Line Item 6, "GPS03C / GPS III Follow On"
View justification (4.3 MB PDF)
$627.796M
Procurement: GPS III Satellites
Procurement, Space Force, Line Item 7, "GPSIII / GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (4.3 MB PDF)
$20.122M
Procurement: Space Mods
Procurement, Space Force, Line Item 17, "SPCMOD / Space Mods Space","NAVSTAR GPS-OCS COTS UPGRADE"
(NOTE: Figures here only reflect GPS elements of the $96.551 million line item)

View justification (4.3 MB PDF)
$13.887M
Procurement: Initial Spares/Repair Parts
Procurement, Space Force, Line Item 19, "SSPARE / Initial Spares/Repair Parts", "NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (Control Segment)"
(NOTE: Figures here only reflect GPS elements of the $1.272 million line item)

View justification (4.3 MB PDF)
$0.436M
Development: GPS III
RDT&E, Space Force, Line Item No. 33 / "PE 1203265SF / GPS III Space Segment"
View justification (4.4 MB PDF)
$10.777M
Development: GPS III Follow-On Satellites
RDT&E, Space Force, Line Item No. 12 / "PE 1203269SF / GPS III Follow-On (GPS IIIF)"
View justification (4.4 MB PDF)
$263.496M
Development: Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and GPS Enterprise Integrator
RDT&E, Space Force, Line Item No. 37 / "PE 1206423SF / Global Positioning System III - Operational Control Segment"
View justification (4.4 MB PDF)
$481.999M
Development: Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE)
RDT&E, Space Force, Line Item No. 2 / "PE 1203164SF / NAVSTAR Global Positioning System (User Equipment) (SPACE)"
View justification (4.4 MB PDF)
$390.704M
TOTAL $1.809217B

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Transportation Appropriations

The President's budget request does not designate a specific level of DOT funding to cover civil requirements in the DOD GPS program.

Funding Marks

Program
Line Item
President's
Budget
Request
Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for GPS
FAA Facilities & Equipment, Activity 2, Budget Item 2D02, "Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) for GPS"
View justification (4.2 MB PDF)
$83.9M

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