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.

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.

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.

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.

Low-cost nanosatellites, small launchers would assist ground troops

The Army is making steady progress on its plans to demonstrate the usefulness of nanosatellites and low-cost mobile launchers to provide direct support to deployed forces.