Geospatial and Intelligence

Next-generation GPS satellite ready for testing

GPS III is maneuverable, more resistant to jamming and can be upgraded.

NGA website supports Nepal relief efforts

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency launches a public site to help with damage assessment maps and other data services.

Air Force launces ninth GPS IIF satellite as delays continue for GPS III

As funding cuts push back plans for the next generation of satellites, the service says the current constellation can handle the load.

Special Forces eye the latest in urban warfare technology

The Special Operations Command is looking to round up and test seemingly the full range of the latest unconventional warfare tools.

Air Force adds funds for developing better GPS equipment

Rockwell Collins gets a $21.8 million modification to speed up development of more powerful, M-Code-capable receivers.

NGA goes open source with a public geospatial tool kit

NGA and DigitalGlobe have created a new cloud-based analytic tool for processing large troves of geospatial data.

Air Force looks to speed development of modernized GPS gear

Service gives L-3 Communications an extra $8.5 million to accelerate work on the Military GPS User Equipment program.

A.J. Clark

What Defense agencies can do with 'big geospatial data'

All that data collected every day can be overwhelming, but there are ways to make efficient use of it, Thermopylae’s A.J. Clack writes.