The Global Positioning System: Reviews of Lower Cost Modernization Efforts and Risk Mitigation of GPS Disruptions


Paulina Earnest (Editor)

Series: Space Science, Exploration and Policies
BISAC: SCI098000

The GPS—a space-based satellite system that provides positioning, navigation, and timing data to users worldwide—has become an essential U.S. national security asset and component in daily life. The GPS program is being modernized to enhance its performance, accuracy and integrity. This book assesses the extent to which the Air Force GPS report met Committee requirements; and identifies additional information that is important in guiding future GPS investments.
(Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Global Positioning System: A Comprehensive Assessment of Potential Options and Related Costs Is Needed (pp. 1-28)
United States Government Accountability Office

Chapter 2 – Lower Cost Solutions for Providing Global Positioning System (GPS) Capability (pp. 29-52)
United States Air Force

Chapter 3 – GPS Disruptions: Efforts to Assess Risks to Critical Infrastructure and Coordinate Agency Actions Should Be Enhanced (pp. 53-102)
United States Government Accountability Office


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