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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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Peter Highnam: NGA Identifies 7 Research Focus Areas

Peter Highnam, director of the InnoVision organization at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has cited radar, spectral, geophysics, environment and culture, automation, geospatial cyber and anticipatory analytics as the focus areas of NGA’s research work in an interview with C4ISR & Networks published Monday. He told reporter Amber Corrin at the GEOINT Symposium the agency used input gathered from the …

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James Clapper: Intell Key for National Security Decision Makers

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has said intelligence agencies gather data they believe can help the U.S. and its allies reach a shared understanding of various national security risks. In his written remarks Thursday at the GEOINT Symposium, Clapper explained that intelligence gathering can provide insights to help national leaders better understand the risks involved and reduce uncertainty …

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James Clapper: NGA, GEOINT Community Working on Intell Integration, Transparency

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has outlined how the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the overall geospatial intelligence community works to support the U.S. intelligence mission. In written remarks to the GEOINT Symposium, Clapper said NGA supports intelligence integration through its work with other agencies and organizations. He also noted that NGA is …

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Theresa Marie Whelan: US Should Leverage Geospatial Intell-SFO Relationship

A Pentagon official has said that counterterrorism efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq have resulted in a “hand-in-glove” relationship between geospatial intelligence and special operations forces, DoD News reported Tuesday. Theresa Marie Whelan, principal deputy assistant defense secretary for special operations and low-intensity conflict, told an audience at the GEOINT Symposium she believes it is …

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