Global Positioning System Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

Global Positioning System

Term Source: JP 3-14 (Space Operations) ?

1.) A satellite-based radio navigation system operated by the Department of Defense to provide all military, civil, and commercial users with precise positioning, navigation, and timing.

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In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations

Source:

Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-14: Space Operations, updated May 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015


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