White House boosts GPS budget, GPS III procurement decision still pending
from Inside GNSS
The White House is asking Congress to boost overall funding for the GPS program back over $1 billion, with the largest infusion of new money earmarked to cover the cost growth of the Next Generation Operational Control System. If approved, overall spending on the GPS program would reach $1.09 billion in fiscal year 2018 with funding for OCX surging to $510.94 million from the $393.27 million allocated by Congress for FY17.
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