The DOT and the DOD also announced the signing of the charter for the Interagency GPS Executive Board (IGEB). The agreement was signed by Secretary of Defense William Cohen and Secretary of Transportation Federico Pena before he left office. This board, established by the President's GPS Policy, will provide interagency management of the GPS and U.S. government augmentations to the GPS, and policy guidance for U.S. efforts to assure global acceptance of GPS technology.

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