Geospatial and Intelligence

Air Force puts next element of missile-warning system in place

The Air Force’s successfully launched the second Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) spacecraft Tuesday evening.

Geospatial apps offer tactical advantage

As geospatial analysis is moved downrange, advanced functions will need to be run by non-technical users.

Alion to help Army improve GEOINT for battlefield

Alion Science and Technology will furnish the Army's Geospatial Enterprise (AGE) with geospatial development, integration and evaluation services under a new contract award.

Vistronix buys geospatial software business

Vistronix has acquired geospatial and data visualization software provider Technology Associates International in a move to enhance its national security IT capabilities.

DARPA expanding Insight program for real-time analysis of ISR data

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is moving forward with its Insight program to develop an analytical framework for global, integrated intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) by issuing a Broad Agency Announcement for phase two of the program.

Geospatial intelligence sharing across echelons poses Big Data challenge

Getting various types of geospatial intelligence to end-users quickly and in the correct format remains a complex process.

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.

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.