Navigation Center
United States Coast Guard
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles

Vision: The Navigation Center creates and delivers products and services that build value.

Mission: Our products and services enhance the safety, security, and efficiency of U.S. Waterways; enable effective Coast Guard operations, and maximize the utility of GPS for its civil users.

Guiding Principles

  • We constantly improve our processes and service delivery: faster, better targeted, less expensive.
  • We continue to build more value: gain more impactful results, expand our reach, offer more services and products, build the NAVCEN  brand, and attract and build more business.
  • We continue to learn what our many customers want, and we respond accordingly: our services, products, methods, and organization(s) are flexible and dynamic.