Understanding Vulnerabilities of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Fact Sheet


This fact sheet provides an overview about the importance of Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) services and the need to strengthen the Nation’s security and resilience from the impact of PNT disruptions on critical operations and services. PNT is an essential utility for many critical operations. Disruption of, or interference to PNT services can have adverse, cascading impacts on individuals, businesses, and the nation’s economic and national security.

Download/share this fact sheet for examples of critical infrastructure dependencies on PNT services and importance of adopting responsible uses of PNT services. Note: the dependencies do not encompass all sectors and services and are meant to demonstrate some of the potential areas vulnerable to PNT-related risks.

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