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Panel Approves Army Intel Campus Plans for Former NGA HQ

The National Capital Planning Commission has approved the Army‘s final master plan to build an intelligence campus in Bethesda, Md., the NCPC announced Thursday. The campus will be located at the former headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which relocated to Fort Belvoir, Va. in 2005. The Army Corps of …

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Profile: Letitia Long, NGA Director

Letitia Long is director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a position she has held since August 2010. Long became the first woman to lead a major U.S. intelligence agency when she joined the NGA. She has served in the Senior Intelligence Executive Service since 1994, when she was appointed director …

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Pentagon Planning Intel Facility at Former NGA Bethesda Site

The Defense Department is planning to set up an intelligence-gathering hub at the former Bethesda, Md. home of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the Washington Business Journal reports. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Defense Intelligence Agency are working on the large-scale project, which could take nearly five years. The …

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Lawmakers Petition White House to Save GeoEye, DigitalGlobe Satellite Program

Amidst the Defense Department‘s budget reduction efforts, lawmakers are urging the Obama administration to mar cutting of a joint developed commercial satellite program worth $7 billion, according to a Bloomberg report. The program that may be cut was developed by GeoEye Inc. and DigitalGlobe Inc., as part of the EnhancedView program, which provides …

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GAO Report Recommends More Oversight of DoD ISR

Funding for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — or ISR as it’s known — is thought to be one area of the Defense Department’s budget pie that won’t be shrinking any time soon. The successful intelligence that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden helped cement ISR’s reputation in a …

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2010: The Breakout Year for GEOINT

In many others years, geospatial intelligence may have – pardon the pun – slipped under the radar; in fact, often that was the point. But 2010 saw a renewed sense of mission for the once-unknown network of agencies, companies and technologies. Or, as intelligence news and analysis webiste got geoint? …

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NGA Head Sees Future in Geospatial Apps

The head of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency wants to better equip those working in the Intelligence Community with high-tech tools, such as cutting-edge mobile apps to fundamentally change how NGA does business. Speaking before the National Geospatial Intelligence Symposium in New Orleans, Letitia A. Long said the agency wants …

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