U.S. Navy Brings Back Navigation By The Stars
"This is the challenge facing the U.S. Navy as it tries to bring back celestial navigation. The Navy stopped training its service members to navigate by the stars about a decade ago, focusing instead on electronic navigational systems. But fears about the security of the Global Positioning System and a desire to return to the basics of naval training are pushing the fleet back toward this ancient method of finding a course across open water.
U.S. Navy Brings Back Navigation By The Stars For Officers : NPR