Steady As She Goes: Still Protecting, Toughening and Augmenting PNT
For years, both the Executive and Congress have expressed concerns over PNT vulnerabilities and clamored for solutions. Yet little has changed. Three important reports emerged at the tail end of the old regime. As new leadership takes the helm, in which direction will it take the PNT enterprise?
Topics: DOT 2001 Vulnerability Assessment of the Transportation Infrastructure Relying on The Global Positioning System; DOT Complementary PNT and GPS Backup Technologies Demonstration Report; Public Law 114–328, Section §1618, the Fiscal Year 2017 National Defense Authorization Act; FY17 NDAA; 2018 Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018; Public Law 115–282 §514; National Timing Resilience and Security Act of 2018; EO 13905 Strengthening National Resilience Through Responsible Use of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Services; December 9, 2020 National Space Policy; President signed Space Policy Directive-7; DOD 2018 PNT Strategy; DOT Federal Radionavigation Plan; DHS’ Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency April 2020 Report on Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Backup and Complementary Capabilities to the Global Positioning System (GPS); January 2021 DOT Complementary PNT and GPS Backup Technologies Demonstration Report