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.

Comments Sought on Galileo Equipment Market Access

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The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is collecting public comments on U.S. industry access to Galileo markets, to assess compliance with the GPS-Galileo Agreement of 2004. The comments will help USTR prepare a report on the subject, as

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Presentation from Trimble Dimensions 2009

Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization delivered a presentation on the U.S. GPS program and policy at the Trimble Dimensions 2009 conference in Las Vegas. Download presentation at GPS.gov

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Joint Statement on GPS-Galileo Cooperation

On October 23, 2008, the Office of Space Commercialization represented the Department of Commerce at the first U.S.-European plenary meeting convened under the 2004 GPS-Galileo cooperation agreement. View joint statement at GPS.gov

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Working Group B Presentation from CGSIC Savannah

Ed Morris of the Office of Space Commercialization delivered this presentation along with Paul Verhoef of the European Commission during a panel discussion on satellite navigation market access issues during the 48th meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee

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2008 Joint Announcement on U.S.-Japan GPS Cooperation

The governments of the United States and Japan convened a plenary meeting in Tokyo, Japan, on November 10, 2008, to review and discuss matters of importance regarding cooperation in the civil use of GPS and GPS augmentations, including Japan’s MSAS

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Second Meeting of GPS-Galileo Working Group B

On July 10, 2008, the Office of Space Commercialization co-chaired the second meeting of the U.S.-EU Working Group on Trade and Civil Applications (Working Group B) under the 2004 GPS-Galileo Agreement. View meeting summary at GPS.gov

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Presentation from GNSS Workshop in Colombia

In June 2008, Jason Kim of the Office of Space Commercialization participated in a United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) workshop on GNSS applications held in Medellin, Colombia. He delivered a presentation on the U.S. GPS program and

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2007 Joint Announcement on U.S.-Japan GPS Cooperation

The governments of the United States and Japan convened a plenary meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 24, 2007, to review and discuss matters of importance regarding cooperation in the civil use of GPS and its augmentations. The Office of

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U.S.-Australia Joint Statement on GPS Cooperation

The Office of Space Commercialization participated in U.S. consultations with the Australian government to establish bilateral cooperation in the civil use of GPS and regional GPS augmentations. View joint statement at GPS.gov

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Presentation from Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2007

The Office of Space Commercialization prepared a presentation on the “U.S. Government Role in Fostering Commercial GNSS Applications” for the Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2007. David Turner of the State Department delivered the presentation on behalf of the Office. The

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