Geospatial Intelligence

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.

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.

Air Force accelerates development of military GPS receivers

The service has awarded Rockwell Collins another contract modification to speed development of the high-powered, jam-resistant devices.

Device can track soldier movements without GPS

Army researchers are developing a navigation system called WINS that can locate a soldier on a map when GPS signals are unavailable.

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.

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.

Army, startup put their chips on data fusion capability

GIS Federal's patented database technology is leveraging graphics chips to fuse the big data coming from sensors.