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Bruce Carlson

  Bruce Carlson serves as the director of the National Reconnaissance Office, a position he has held since June 2009. NRO, launched in 1961, is the agency responsible for designing, building, launching and maintaining U.S. intelligence satellites and is one of the 16 member agencies of the intelligence community. Before …

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Report: Betty Sapp Named First Woman to Head NRO

The National Reconnaissance Office is set to be led by a woman for the first time in the organization’s history, AOL Defense reports. NRO Principal Deputy Director Betty Sapp is set to assume the agency’s top post, currently held by Bruce Carlson, according to an email sent out by Sapp …

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NRO Head Concerned Over Science, Tech Demo Budget Cuts

The National Reconnaissance Office is concerned that budget cuts will force the agency to cut science and technology demonstration missions because large satellite programs already underway would be difficult to scale back, the agency’s top official said Monday. NRO Director Bruce Carlson told attendees at the GEOINT geospatial intelligence conference in …

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GEOINT Speakers Announced and Other ExecutiveGov Need-to-Read Stories

ExecutiveGov’s round-up of news you need to read to stay up to speed on federal policy impacting the government-contracting community.   GEOINT Speakers Announced The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation recently announced the first keynote speakers for its eighth annual GEOINT Symposium to be held in October in San Antonio. …

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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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NRO Marks 50 Years with Largest Spy Satellite Launch

The National Reconnaissance Office, the agency responsible for designing, building and operating the nation’s reconnaissance satellites celebrates its 50th birthday this year. And, in addition to its renewed sense of mission for the 21st century, the agency also has a milestone under its belt — the launch of the largest …

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