Geospatial and Intelligence

Air Mobility Command to navigate with digital flight charts

The Air Force's Air Mobility Command will use the tablets to display digital flight charts and go paperless.

Apps for GEOINT gain steam as mobile devices push to the edge

The growing horsepower of smart phones and tablets is making them an attractive aspect of the Defense Department's plans to make much more data available to warfighters deployed in the field.

Can next-gen UAVs maintain advantage in contested airspace?

The Pentagon and defense industry are all too aware that there is a day coming when U.S. unmanned aerial vehicles will no longer reign supreme over international airspace. So, what's a drone to do?

AeroVironment wins $4.2M Switchblade order

An extension to an existing AeroVironment contract with the Air Force includes engineering services, operational Switchblade systems and operator training.

Bigger, badder Predator may be in the works

The Advanced Predator C Avenger could end up being the template for future unmanned aerial vehicles.

DARPA builds space-based telescope for missile tracking

DARPA is developing technology that would provide persistent, tactical, full-motion video surveillance of Scud-class missiles from satellites in geosynchronous orbit.

Intell community looks to cloud computing

As pressure for spending cuts increases, the intelligence community is looking beyond its traditional classified stovepipes and toward cloud solutions, officials say.

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.