Geospatial and Intelligence

NGA joins SpaceNet satellite imagery initiative

The geospatial agency will take part in the effort to provide a huge trove of commercial satellite imagery to the public for free.

Air Force calls Raytheon's GPS control station 'a disaster'

The Space Command's head says GPS III’s operational control system is "embarrassing" to defend, as the service considers reopening parts of the program to competition.

IARPA wants to zero in on high frequency radar, comms

Agency hires Leidos and STR to cut through ionospheric interference in order to pinpoint and identify HF emitters.

Latest GPS IIF satellite makes it into orbit

While delays hold back development of the next-generation GPS III, the Air Force is keeping the current constellation up to date.

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The Intelligence Community wins with DI2E plugfests

Agencies can take advantage of existing commercial technologies from vendors often working in tandem, Thermopylae's AJ Clark writes.

NRO jumps on open source bandwagon

Spy agencies are paradoxically embracing open source technologies as they seek more security.

DOD set to 'double down' on geospatial intelligence

Speakers at the GEOINT symposium talk about the value, but also the challenges, of "creating coherence out of chaos."

Humans, computers and the quest for Sensing as a Service

At the GEOINT symposium, AFRL’s Steve Rogers talks about the gap between automated systems and true autonomy.