Current Report

     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                      February 4, 2003 (February 4, 2003)

                           Trimble Navigation Limited
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

                 (State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

                            (Commission File Number)

                             (IRS Employer I.D. No.)
                         645 N. Mary Ave. Sunnyvale, CA
                    (Address of principal executive offices)

                                   (Zip Code)
       Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (408) 481-8000

Item 5. Other Events.

On February 4, 2003, Trimble Navigation Limited, a California corporation,
announced financial results for the quarter ended January 3, 2003. A copy of the
press release dated February 4, 2003 relating to this announcement is attached
as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated into this current report by reference.

Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(a) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

(c) Exhibits.
      99.1 Text of Company Press Release dated February 4, 2003.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                               TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED
                                                a California corporation

         Dated: February 4, 2003               By: /s/ Mary Ellen Genovese
                                               Mary Ellen Genovese
                                               Chief Financial Officer

                                  EXHIBIT INDEX
                           Exhibit Number Description

99.1 Text of Company Press Release dated February 4, 2003.