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NGA Seeks Info on 3D Point Cloud Extraction System

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to industry’s existing systems for extracting three-dimensional point clouds from commercial satellite imagery. The agency issued a request for information on Wednesday to seek ideas on a cloud extraction technology for its InnoVision Basic and Applied Research Office. That RFI is open to contractors, academic institutions …

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NGA Unveils Geospatial Data Request Mgmt App; Ray Bauer Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has released a mobile app for emergency response organizations to manage requests for geospatial data, GCN reported Wednesday. Stephanie Kanowitz writes the NGA worked with NJVC to develop the RFI Generator app with two interfaces, namely a map-based interface for field workers and another for administrators. …

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NGA Kicks Off Online Intell Tech Exchange for Vendors; Karyn Hayes-Ryan Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has opened an online exchange for existing and new vendors to showcase their intelligence technologies to customers within the agency, American Forces Press Service reported Thursday. Cheryl Pellerin writes the Geospatial Intelligence Solutions Marketplace program works as an online procurement standard for the government, the geospatial …

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Dan Doney, Gus Taveras: Intell Agencies Eye Shared IT Services Amid Sequestration

Federal intelligence agencies are planning to transition to a shared information technology environment as sequestration budget cuts appear set to stay in place, Federal Times reported Thursday. Andy Medici writes the Intelligence Community Information Technology Enterprise intends to build a shared platform for the CIA, Defense Intelligence Agency, National Geospatial-Intelligence …

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Profile: Mike Rodrigue, NGA Deputy Director

Mike Rodrigue serves as deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, where since June 2012 he has formulated policy, managed agency resources and led operational activities. Rodrigue, who joined the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service in 2000, has since led the agency’s development strategic initiative and served as director for …

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Marcel Acosta’s Approval Means Bethesda “Intelligence Campus” Steps Closer to Completion

A development that will house around 3,000 federal employees at the former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency headquarters in Bethesda, Md., has taken a further step towards completion, Daniel J. Sernovitz of the Washington Business Journal reported Monday. Employees of the Defense Intelligence Agency, which is working with the Army Corps of Engineers on the multi-building construction, …

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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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