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NGA Speeds up Procurement via Bailment Agreements

National Geospatial

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is using bailing agreements, a contracting method, to test out commercial products before finalizing purchases. Bailing agreements allow agencies to test technologies out, make assessments and send feedback to the commercial source before finally issuing contracts. NGA tested and assessed the tool via a bailment agreement before issuing a contract. 

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Maxar Awarded Second Option Year for NGA G-EGD Contract; Dan Jablonsky Quoted

Dan Jablonsky

The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded Maxar Technologies with an Option Year 2 contract renewal for the Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery (G-EGD) program. The extension initiates the second of three option years under the contract, which has a potential total value of $176 million.

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NGA to Have Agencies Prioritize Commercial GEOINT Services; Dave Gauthier Quoted

Dave Gauthier

Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and two-time Wash100 Award winner, plans to formalize a new strategy that would urge agencies to prioritize using commercial services over government-owned systems. Dave Gauthier, the agency's director of commercial and business operations, said the strategy would allow agencies to explore new geospatial technologies and services offered by the private sector.

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Army Eyes Intelligence Community Campus at Fort Belvoir North Area

Internet of Battlefield

The U.S. Army is considering constructing multiple buildings on the northern part of Fort Belvoir in Virginia, including a potential Intelligence Community campus near the headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. The service has come up with a draft master plan for the Fort Belvoir North Area, formerly the Army Engineer Proving Ground. 

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Army, NGA Leaders Discuss Collaboration to Bring GEOINT Data to Future Military Operations

Geospatial Intelligence

Officials from the U.S. Army and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) highlighted collaborative efforts to get GEOINT data and imagery into the hands of military personnel for use in their future missions. Blohm said that the center is working with the private sector in efforts to help decision-makers access geospatial information at the tactical edge.

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Stacey Dixon Confirmed as ODNI Principal Deputy Director; Avril Haines Quoted

Dr. Stacey Dixon

Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and 2021 Wash100 Award winner, has received confirmation from the Senate to serve as principal deputy director in the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI). As NGA's deputy director, Dixon helped manage agency operations and the National System for Geospatial Intelligence. 

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Vice Adm. Robert Sharp: US Needs ‘Steady Stream’ of Geomatics Professionals

Vice Adm. Robert Sharp

Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) and a two-time Wash100 Award recipient, said the U.S. should develop the next generation of geomatics scientists, mathematicians and engineers to maintain U.S. national security, support NGA’s Moonshot strategy and safeguard the country’s advantage in the field.

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NGA Adopts Bailment Agreements, Plans to Use More This Fiscal Year; Dave Gauthier Quoted

Dave Gauthier

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has adopted the use of bailment agreements to legally reduce the costs of satellite technology testing. Bailment agreements provide NGA temporary possession of commercial technology, allowing the agency to conduct tests on satellite systems without additional costs. Gauthier said the NGA wants to issue up to 20 bailment agreements in fiscal year 2021.

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NGA Deputy Director Stacey Dixon Wins 2021 Wash100 Popular Vote Standings; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Stacey Dixon

After receiving more votes than anyone in the history of the Wash100 Award, Dr. Stacey Dixon, deputy director of the National Geospatial Agency (NGA), has won the 2021 Wash100 Vote Standings to cement herself as one of the most significant executives to the government contracting (GovCon) industry and federal sector. 

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