Geospatial and Intelligence

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.

Army selects SAIC to support geospatial enterprise services

The Army Geospatial Center has awarded Science Applications International Corp. an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract potentially worth up to $200 million over five years to support geospatial enterprise services.

DARPA looking for a few good imagers

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has put out a call seeking imagery researchers in the areas of visual and geospatial data analysis.

GEOINT foundation accepting nominations for excellence awards

The U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation is accepting nominations for its annual awards program.

DigitalGlobe, GeoEye ink merger agreement

DigitalGlobe and GeoEye have signed a $900 million merger agreement.