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geospatial-intelligence

January 13, 2015

BAE Systems to Provide Advanced Data Management Capabilities to National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded BAE Systems the Information Store (iSToRE) contract to provide advanced data management capabilities to support the National System for Geospatial Intelligence (NSG). The iSToRE is the NSG’s knowledge management solution that consolidates, stores, and archives geospatial intelligence products, making data easily accessible to multiple agencies and defense commands

December 9, 2014

Lockheed Martin Deploys Map of the World Application to Commercial Cloud for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

HERNDON, Va., Dec. 8, 2014 – The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) became the first intelligence agency to host an operational capability within Amazon Web Services’ Commercial Cloud Services (C2S) environment after Lockheed Martin deployed the interactive map for NGA’s Map of the World to the C2S environment. The Map of the World initiative acts as an

November 5, 2014

Airbus Defence and Space Strengthens Its Earth Observation Portfolio with the Addition of DMC Data

Airbus Defence and Space announced that the data and application services of DMC International Imaging Ltd. (DMCii), UK, will now be available through its Geo-Intelligence programme line, thus further enhancing its Earth observation-based products and services portfolio. With the DMC satellites, Airbus Defence and Space expands its capabilities significantly to what is now the largest

October 27, 2014

NGA Creates Unclassified Website to Support Ebola Relief Efforts

To help combat the spread of the Ebola virus disease, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is providing unprecedented online access to its unclassified geospatial intelligence products to lead federal agencies and their partners through a public-facing website dedicated to the crisis. “This has the potential of being a global incident,” said Tim Peplaw, GEOINT mission manager

October 17, 2014

NGA Publishes Gamification Software to GitHub

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 14, 2014 — The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency released gamification software code earlier this month to its organizational account on GitHub, an open-source, collaborative software development environment. The software gives awards or badges to users and operates as a standalone application or can be integrated with other Web-based applications to increase learning, processing and output. "Government

October 17, 2014

NGA Awards 10 Contracts to Support Foundation Data for Geospatial Intelligence

SPRINGFIELD, Va., Oct. 10, 2014—The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency awarded ten contracts to eight companies this year to provide support to the agency’s foundation geospatial intelligence. Foundation data makes up the foundational layer for NGA operations to successfully meet the challenges of today’s requirements and crises, as well as the day-to-day operations of tomorrow. Together, each

October 15, 2014

Envitia Launches Discovery 3.0

HORSHAM, West Sussex, UK, Oct. 15, 2014—Envitia is delighted to announce the launch of Envitia Discovery 3.0 - a powerful suite of tools that enable organisations to automate the management, processing and distribution of geospatial intelligence and data to their users.   Discovery’s Spatial Data Management suite includes highly configurable tools that take the pain

October 8, 2014

Northeastern University Achieves USGIF Academic Accreditation

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8, 2014—The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) announced the addition of the Northeastern University College of Professional Studies Master’s in Geographic Information Technology (GIT) program to the list of USGIF-accredited college and university programs. Students who take a select combination of classes within the program will receive USGIF’s Geospatial Intelligence Certificate. “I am thrilled by

September 15, 2014

Common, Affordable Products Lead to 
Analytic Innovation

By Dale Lehner, Office of Corporate Communications, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (www.nga.mil), Springfield, Va.   The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Advanced Visualization Branch, known as ASCSV, is taking imagery to new heights of usefulness with commonly used off-the-shelf software. The branch uses advanced geospatial and 3-D modeling tools to perform precise measurements, feature extraction and high-resolution

September 15, 2014

Mobile Data Sharing Makes Every Worker a Sensor

More than a decade ago, the U.S. Army established the motto that “every soldier is a sensor.” Fast forward to today and that vision has become fact, with linked mobile devices and applications routing geospatial data back and forth between command and the field.

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