TITLE 10 - US CODE - CHAPTER 136 - PROVISIONS RELATING TO SPECIFIC PROGRAMS

10 USC 2281 - Global Positioning System

(a) Sustainment and Operation for Military Purposes.— 
The Secretary of Defense shall provide for the sustainment of the capabilities of the Global Positioning System (hereinafter in this section referred to as the GPS), and the operation of basic GPS services, that are beneficial for the national security interests of the United States. In doing so, the Secretary shall
(1) develop appropriate measures for preventing hostile use of the GPS so as to make it unnecessary for the Secretary to use the selective availability feature of the system continuously while not hindering the use of the GPS by the United States and its allies for military purposes; and
(2) ensure that United States armed forces have the capability to use the GPS effectively despite hostile attempts to prevent the use of the system by such forces.
(b) Sustainment and Operation for Civilian Purposes.— 
The Secretary of Defense shall provide for the sustainment and operation of the GPS Standard Positioning Service for peaceful civil, commercial, and scientific uses on a continuous worldwide basis free of direct user fees. In doing so, the Secretary

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(1) shall provide for the sustainment and operation of the GPS Standard Positioning Service in order to meet the performance requirements of the Federal Radionavigation Plan prepared jointly by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation pursuant to subsection (c);
(2) shall coordinate with the Secretary of Transportation regarding the development and implementation by the Government of augmentations to the basic GPS that achieve or enhance uses of the system in support of transportation;
(3) shall coordinate with the Secretary of Commerce, the United States Trade Representative, and other appropriate officials to facilitate the development of new and expanded civil and commercial uses for the GPS;
(4) shall develop measures for preventing hostile use of the GPS in a particular area without hindering peaceful civil use of the system elsewhere; and
(5) may not agree to any restriction on the Global Positioning System proposed by the head of a department or agency of the United States outside the Department of Defense in the exercise of that officials regulatory authority that would adversely affect the military potential of the Global Positioning System.
(c) Federal Radionavigation Plan.— 
The Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation shall jointly prepare the Federal Radionavigation Plan. The plan shall be revised and updated not less often than every two years. The plan shall be prepared in accordance with the requirements applicable to such plan as first prepared pursuant to section 507 of the International Maritime Satellite Telecommunications Act[1] (47 U.S.C. 756). The plan, and any amendment to the plan, shall be published in the Federal Register.
(d) Biennial Report.— 

(1) Not later than 30 days after the end of each even-numbered fiscal year, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on the Global Positioning System. The report shall include a discussion of the following matters:
(A) The operational status of the system.
(B) The capability of the system to satisfy effectively

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(i)  the military requirements for the system that are current as of the date of the report, and
(ii)  the performance requirements of the Federal Radionavigation Plan.
(C) The status of cooperative activities undertaken by the United States with the governments of other countries concerning the capability of the system or any augmentation of the system to satisfy civil, commercial, scientific, and military requirements, including a discussion of the status and results of activities undertaken under any regional international agreement.
(D) Progress and challenges in establishing GPS as an international standard for consistency of navigational service.
(E) Progress and challenges in protecting GPS from jamming, disruption, and interference.
(F) Progress and challenges in developing the enhanced Global Positioning System required by section 218(b) of the Strom Thurmond National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1999 (Public Law 105261; 112 Stat. 1951; 10 U.S.C. 2281 note ).
(G) The effects of use of the system on national security, regional security, and the economic competitiveness of United States industry, including the Global Positioning System equipment and service industry and user industries.
(2) In preparing the parts of each such report required under subparagraphs (C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) of paragraph (1), the Secretary of Defense shall consult with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Commerce, and the Secretary of Transportation.
(e) Definitions.— 
In this section:
(1) The term basic GPS services means the following components of the Global Positioning System that are operated and maintained by the Department of Defense:
(A) The constellation of satellites.
(B) The navigation payloads that produce the Global Positioning System signals.
(C) The ground stations, data links, and associated command and control facilities.
(2) The term GPS Standard Positioning Service means the civil and commercial service provided by the basic Global Positioning System as defined in the 1996 Federal Radionavigation Plan (published jointly by the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Transportation in July 1997).
[1] See References in Text note below.

10 USC 2282 - B2 bomber: annual report

Not later than March 1 of each year through 2008, the Secretary of Defense shall submit to the Committee on Armed Services of the Senate and the Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives a report on the B2 bomber aircraft. Each such report shall include the following:
(1) Identification of the average full-mission capable rate of B2 aircraft for the preceding fiscal year and the Secretarys overall assessment of the implications of that full-mission capable rate on mission accomplishment for the B2 aircraft, together with the Secretarys determination as to whether that rate is adequate for the accomplishment of each of the missions assigned to the B2 aircraft as of the date of the assessment.
(2) An assessment of the technical capabilities of the B2 aircraft and whether these capabilities are adequate to accomplish each of the missions assigned to that aircraft as of the date of the assessment.
(3) Identification of all ongoing and planned development of technologies to enhance the capabilities of that aircraft.
(4) Identification and assessment of additional technologies that would make that aircraft more capable or survivable against known and evolving threats.
(5) A fiscally phased program for each technology identified in paragraphs (3) and (4) for the budget year and the future-years defense program, based on the following three funding situations:
(A) The Presidents current budget.
(B) The Presidents current budget and the current Department of Defense unfunded priority list.
(C) The maximum executable funding for the B2 aircraft given the requirement to maintain enough operationally ready aircraft to accomplish missions assigned to the B2 aircraft.