2003 CJCS Master Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Plan
JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC
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This Instruction constitutes the Department of Defense DoD plan for use, sustainment, and modernization of positioning, navigation, and timing PNT systems to meet operational requirements. The Instruction supercedes CJCSI 6130.01B, 15 June 2000, 2000 CJCS Master Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Plan MPNTP. The Instruction has been updated to reflect the merger of the U.S. Strategic Command USSTRATCOM and U.S. Space Command USSPACECOM. Effective 1 October 2002, these organizations officially merged and retain the name USSTRATCOM. The Instruction also reflects new GPS user equipment acquisition policy and updates to the current PNT architecture and PNT research and development. GPS is now and will continue to be the primary radionavigation system source of PNT information for the Department of Defense. All DoD combatant users must acquire, train with, and use GPS systems capable of receiving the encrypted, military GPS signal, the Precise Positioning Service PPS. The following enclosures are included in this Instruction A Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Policy B Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Requirements C Positioning, Navigation, and Timing System Architecture D GPS Operations and Security Policy E GPS User Equipment Acquisition Policy and Status F Operational PNT Systems -- Descriptions and Characteristics G Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Research and Development H Control of PNT Systems in Times of Tension or War I Geospatial Information and Services J Precise Time and Time Interval K References and L Glossary. 11 refs.
- Direction Finding
- Navigation and Guidance
- Command, Control and Communications Systems