Tag Archives: geospatial intelligence

Space Force Eyes Satellite Imaging for Beyond-Line-Of-Sight Targeting; Gen. John Raymond Quoted

Gen. John Raymond

The U.S. Space Force is in the early stages of studying the use of imaging data from small tactical satellites to detect targets beyond line of sight. Gen. John Raymond, chief of space operations and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said that the Space Force seeks to closely coordinate with intelligence sector partners to explore the use of tactical satellite imaging,

Read More »

Scot Currie: NGA Explores Commercial RF Data Integration With Agency’s Analytics Platforms

National Geospatial

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is examining the potential of analytics technology with commercial radio frequency data to support GEOINT applications as part of a pilot program that commenced in September 2020. The agency noted it wants to know the use of such information in mapping activity associated with radar imaging satellites and electro-optical sensors.

Read More »

NASA, Int’l Counterparts Deploy GEOINT Sources for COVID-19 Research; Thomas Zurbuchen Quoted

Thomas Zurbuchen

NASA has partnered with its European and Japanese counterparts to leverage their respective geospatial intelligence resources to collect data on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. NASA that the agency has teamed up with the European Space Agency (ESA) and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to deploy Earth-observing satellites to document the pandemic’s potential long-term impacts as part of the initiative. 

Read More »

Lawmakers Urge NGA to Drive GEOINT Automation Efforts

The House passed a bill on Wednesday directing the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to accelerate its efforts to implement automation for GEOINT activities and report progress on such programs, C4ISRnet reported Friday. The bill requires NGA to brief the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence on its strategy to deploy automated capabilities to enable staff to rapidly process imaging data and conduct related data analyses.

Read More »