Geospatial and Intelligence

NRO changes architectures to speed data to warfighters

Though budgets are being reduced, the National Reconnaissance Office is still managing a number of launches while changing its architectures so data can be more readily accessed by soldiers in the field, said NRO Director Bruce Carlson.

GEOINT 2011 to focus on integrated intelligence

Defense Systems staff will provide timely and detailed reporting on the GEOINT 2011 Symposium in San Antonio, Texas.

Army pushes for shared, multiple-intelligence capabilities

Projects such as the Army's Long Endurance Multi-Intelligence Vehicle are proving how the military's information sharing can benefit intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

AF deploys infrared staring sensor via commercial launch

SES Government Solutions, Orbital Sciences and Science Applications International have teamed with the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center to launch a new infrared surveillance sensor into orbit via an SES-2 commercial satellite.

iPhone app to fly drones in the works

A new iPhone app prototype may one day enable warfighters to control drones from the battlefield.

Integration heightens insight into geospatial imagery

Processes such as tagging and standards make it simpler to merge geospatial images, maps and related data.

US, South Korean exercise finds glitch in intell software

U.S. and South Korean military intelligence analysts experienced repeated problems when the Distributed Common Ground System-Army went offline recently during a training exercise.

LightSquared's proposals not viable, general says

LightSquared's proposed network cannot exist with the U.S. military's Global Positioning System technology, said Gen. William Shelton.