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Justin Poole Appointed NGA Deputy Director; Robert Cardillo Comments

Justin Poole, formerly director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s source operations and management directorate, has been appointed to serve as NGA’s seventh deputy director. NGA said Thursday Poole will succeed Susan Gordon, who was nominated to the position of principal deputy director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He started his federal …

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NGA Releases GEOINT App for Govt Users on Apple App Store, Google Play

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched its latest application on the Apple‘s App Store and the Google Play Store in an effort to help authorized government user access unclassified geospatial intelligence through mobile devices. NGA said Friday its Tearline app is accessible to the intelligence community, Defense Department, allies and academic and private sector …

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NCCA Approves NGA’s GEOINT Fundamentals, Imagery Analysis Certification Programs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has obtained accreditation from the Institute for Credentialing Excellence’s National Commission for Certifying Agencies for two GEOINT professional certification programs. NCCA issued the five-year accreditation to NGA’s Imagery Analysis and GEOINT Fundamentals certification programs on Jan. 31 after the agency met and complied with the commission’s standards, NGA …

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John Goolgasian: NGA Reaches Out to Private Industry for Satellite Accuracy Measurements

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is continuing on its strategy to enlist the help of private industry imaging and analytics systems in order to grow the agency’s intelligence portfolio, C4ISR & Networks reported Monday. Adam Stone writes the NGA’s plans include the exploration and evaluation of commercial geospatial intelligence data and products to address product delivery speeds and …

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NGA, German Counterpart Agency Partner on Geospatial Data Sharing for Terrain Analysis

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has entered into an agreement with the German military’s geo-information center on geospatial intelligence sharing as part of the TanDEM-X High Resolution Elevation Data Exchange program. NGA said Friday the partnership works to support global data-sharing initiatives and efforts to develop a uniform Digital Elevation Model with a 12-meter …

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Robert Cardillo: GEOINT, Satellite Market Expansion Help Promote Transparency, Innovation

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said the expansion of the geospatial intelligence and satellite market in the past three decades has resulted in a “global transparency” that he believes could help spur innovation. Cardillo, an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 list for 2015, made the remarks during a …

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Profile: Susan Gordon, Deputy Director of NGA

Susan Gordon serves as deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and assists the agency director in the management of the National System of Geospatial Intelligence. Prior to assuming her current role in January, Gordon was director of CIA‘s Information Operations Center and senior adviser to the CIA director on cyber matters. She …

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NGA Launches Public Website for Unclassified Arctic Data

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has made its unclassified geospatial intelligence on the Arctic available to the public via a new website to support international efforts relevant to the region. NGA said Wednesday the website provides 3-D Digital Elevation Models of the Arctic landscape based on satellite images from DigitalGlobe‘s commercial imagery sources. Each model works to support scientific studies …

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