Geospatial and Intelligence


GEOINT 2012 to focus on how innovation can give decisive advantage

The GEOINT 2012 Symposium will be held Oct. 8-11 in Orlando, Fla., and Defense Systems staff will be on hand providing live show-daily coverage of the military's most important event that addresses the world of collecting, tagging and disseminating geospatial intelligence.

Air Force wants better knowledge of high-altitude airborne LIDAR capabilities

The Air Force is seeking white papers that would help it determine the capabilities of industry to produce Airborne Light Detection and Ranging systems and products and determine a forward path for expanded use of the technology in tactical and strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

UAS imagery can have more tactical value when viewed on mobile devices

Smart phones and tablets are emerging as essential UAS imagery viewing platforms.

Centralization is key to better geospatial imagery and analysis

The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is looking at new technologies that make data collection faster, store more data and perform deeper analytics from anywhere.

GEOINT down to the engineering level made Bin Laden raid possible

Tighter budgets and the drawdowns in Afghanistan and Iraq aren’t enough to stop the increasing desire for more satellite bandwidth.

Sharing intel between echelons key challenge for Army Geospatial Center

Joseph Fontanella, director of the U.S. Army Geospatial Center, on the challenge of sharing geospatial intelligence between echelons.

Army establishes standard for geospatial data storage

The Army is working to establish a data content standard for geospatial-intelligence used by ground forces that would improve management and sharing of featured data generated by intelligence agencies, the Army, and the Marine Corps.

New tech needed in continuing fight against IEDs

Enduring capabilities to defeat IEDs are needed that can serve the military in future conflicts, says JIEDDO CIO James Craft.