International GPS Cooperation

The U.S. government is engaged in a wide range of bilateral and multilateral cooperation efforts related to GPS. Learn more at GPS.gov

The Commerce Department plays a key role in these international cooperation efforts, working to ensure that the global market for satellite navigation goods and services remains open and fair.

8th GPS-Galileo Working Group B Meeting

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On March 1, the Office of Space Commerce co-chaired the eighth meeting of the Working Group on Trade and Civil Applications (Working Group B) under the GPS-Galileo Agreement of 2004. The meeting took place in Munich, Germany, on the margins of the

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GPS-Galileo Meeting Held June 9

On June 9, the Office of Space Commercialization co-chaired the seventh meeting of the GPS-Galileo Working Group “B” on Trade and Civil Applications in Vienna, Austria. The meeting occurred on the margins of some meetings of the UN-affiliated International Committee on

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Presentation on International GNSS Market Access

Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization spoke about GNSS market access at last week’s meetings of the International Committee on GNSS (ICG) and ICG Providers’ Forum in Prague, Czech Republic. He presented U.S. concerns about GNSS-related measures that may affect

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GPS-Galileo Meetings Held in Madrid

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On June 5-6, the Office of Space Commercialization participated in a series of meetings in Spain to discuss U.S. space/GNSS cooperation with the European Union. The Office co-chaired a meeting of the GPS-Galileo Working Group “B” on Trade and Civil

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GPS-Galileo Working Group B Meeting in Munich

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On March 25, the Office of Space Commercialization co-chaired a meeting of the GPS-Galileo Working Group on Trade and Civil Applications in Munich, Germany. It was the fifth such meeting since the group’s establishment under the U.S.-EU agreement on GPS-Galileo

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2013 Joint Announcement on U.S.-Japan GPS Cooperation

The governments of the United States and Japan held their 10th plenary meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on July 24, 2013, to review and discuss cooperation in the civil use of GPS and the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS). The Office of

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Joint UK–U.S. Statement Regarding GPS Intellectual Property

The governments of the United Kingdom and the United States today announced that they had reached a common understanding of intellectual property rights related to GPS and will work together to address broader global navigation satellite systems’ intellectual property issues.

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2012 Joint Announcement on U.S.-Japan GPS Cooperation

The governments of the United States and Japan held their 9th plenary meeting in Washington, D.C., on January 18, 2012, to review and discuss cooperation in the civil use of space-based positioning, navigation and timing (PNT) systems. The Department of

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Joint Announcement on U.S.-Australia Civil GPS and Space Cooperation

On October 26-27, the Department of Commerce participated in U.S. consultations with the Australian government in Washington, D.C., to review progress under and build future activities on the 2007 Joint Delegation Statement on Cooperation in the Civil Use of GPS

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New Presidential Space Policy

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Today, President Obama issued a National Space Policy directive providing comprehensive guidance for all government activities in space, including the commercial, civil, and national security space sectors. The new policy leans farther forward in support of U.S. business interests than

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