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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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Robert Cardillo: NGA Needs to Address Full-Motion Video Automation

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said extracting data and insights from full-motion video has posed a challenge to NGA, Breaking Defense reported Monday. FMV is “time-consuming, manually intensive, redundantly exploited, poorly integrated and it leaves a great deal of useful data unexploited and undiscovered,” Cardillo said Monday at the GEOINT …

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Findyr Founder Anthony Vinci Named NGA Director of Plans and Programs

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has appointed Anthony Vinci, founder of crowdsourced data collection firm Findyr, to succeed Misty Tullar as director of plans and programs at NGA. Vinci will assume his new role Jan. 30 and oversee the development of new concepts and collaborations across the agency, NGA said Wednesady. “Anthony brings a unique …

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Robert Cardillo: NGA Forms Commercial GEOINT Procurement Program With GSA As Part of Open Content Strategy

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said NGA partnered with the General Services Administration to establish a program that seeks to facilitate the adoption and acquisition of commercial data and analysis services as part of NGA’s open content strategy. Cardillo told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday that the Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive …

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Adm. Michael Rogers: AI, Human Analytics Integration Can Aid Natl Security Programs

Some military and federal agency officials who took part in a panel discussion held Thursday in Washington believe that artificial intelligence technology can support missions in cyberspace and the intelligence community, DoD News reported Friday. Amaani Lyle writes that Adm. Michael Rogers, head of the U.S. Cyber Command and the National Security Agency, proposed the integration of AI and human …

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NGA, NSF Offer 3-D Digital Elevation Models of Alaska Under ArcticDEM Project

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Science Foundation have unveiled a new batch of 3-D digital elevation models of Alaska from the ArcticDEM project that seeks to foster coordination of national efforts in the Arctic region. The release of the topographic maps serves to support decision-making on activities in the Arctic as part of a White …

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NGA Launches Competition to Address Disparate Data Challenges

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched a $200,000 competition on the Challenge.gov website for programs that would help address the agency’s disparate data challenges. The challenge aims to provide unified access to data with different formats, schemas, interfaces and locations to support applications such as business metrics and information analytics, NGA said Tuesday. NGA Director Robert …

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NGA, NRO Establish Joint Activity to Explore Commercial GEOINT Tools for Intell Community

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office have created a joint activity to help both agencies identify and access emerging commercial geospatial intelligence tools. NGA said Friday the Commercial GEOINT Activity is scheduled to begin operations by Sept. 30 and will work to develop strategies to integrate platforms that NGA and NRO can use. “The …

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