Geospatial and Intelligence


Kehler raises trial balloon: Put STRATCOM in charge of all GEOINT PED

One way to close the rising gap between the large volume of data being gathered and the ability of humans to process that information would be to make one agency responsible for managing it, said Air Force Gen. Robert Kehler at GEOINT 2011.

Geospatial intell evolution will continue at rapid pace

Geospatial intelligence will continue to transform as challenges and threats evolve and the requirements for data change, said a top DOD official in a keynote speech at GEOINT 2011.

Apps strategies simplify handling of geospatial intell data

Raytheon has developed a military application marketplace and a group of applications that address a number of tasks that simplify the handling of geospatial intelligence data.

Lawmakers stress need to fund intelligence

Two House members said they’re trying to ensure that budget cuts don’t hurt work to protect U.S. interests.

Intell data sharing requires high degree of cooperation

Sharing geospatial intelligence data requires a focus on standards, improved processes and safeguards that protect secure data.

Collaboration must be lifeblood of joint combat operations

Collaboration among coalition forces on the battlefield would seem to be a given, but there are still major hurdles preventing critical information sharing, according to international military officials.

SOUTHCOM looks to non-traditional information sharing

The U.S. Southern Command's commander wants to use non-traditional ways to achieve the intelligence capabilities required in South America.

Intell agency zeroes in on apps, metrics and reform

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is working to improve the way it operates, shares information and buys systems and capabilities, officials said.