Congress to Defense: Focus on improving GPS receivers, not satellites

By Bob Brewin

November 1, 2011

The Congressional Budget Office wants the Defense Department to scale back its plans for next generation Global Positioning System satellites and instead invest in and quickly deploy upgraded jam-resistant GPS receivers, an approach CBO estimates could save as much as $3 billion over the next two decades. The budget office described its findings in a report released Oct. 28.

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By Bob Brewin

November 1, 2011

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