No one knows what Russia will do next, including potentially jamming America’s Global Positioning System (GPS). With Congressional passage of the omnibus spending bill for 2022 imminent, reasonable people should ask: Where is the funding in the budget to back up GPS?

America’s economy depends on GPS, a free service provided by the government. It is essential to vehicle navigation systems, general aviation, financial transactions, the electrical grid, precision agriculture, surveying, and construction. Americans use over 900 million GPS receivers.