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NGA’s Robert Cardillo: Data Sharing Can Help Protect Space Assets

Robert Cardillo, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, believes information sharing efforts can help bolster the security of space assets, DoD News reported Thursday. Jim Garamone writes Cardillo noted the Joint Interagency Space Operations Center’s role in facilitating information sharing during a hearing before the House Armed Service Committee’s strategic forces …

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Report: DHS to Open Up Geodata on Critical US Facilities

The Department of Homeland Security plans to give the public access to an online repository of location data about government facilities, power plants, mining sites, school buildings and other critical infrastructure assets in the U.S., Fedscoop reported Friday. Grayson Ullman writes the DHS will open up 250 geospatial datasets catalogued by the Homeland Infrastructure …

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Stacey Dixon Joins IARPA as Deputy Director

Stacey Dixon, former deputy director of the InnoVision organization at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency , has joined the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity as deputy director. She will be responsible for IARPA’s multi-disciplinary research programs for national intelligence operations in collaboration with the agency’s director, IARPA said Wednesday. Dixon was most recently responsible …

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NGA, German Counterpart Agency Partner on Geospatial Data Sharing for Terrain Analysis

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has entered into an agreement with the German military’s geo-information center on geospatial intelligence sharing as part of the TanDEM-X High Resolution Elevation Data Exchange program. NGA said Friday the partnership works to support global data-sharing initiatives and efforts to develop a uniform Digital Elevation Model with a 12-meter …

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Robert Cardillo: NGA Must Advance Commercial GEOINT Platforms Amid Paris Attacks

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo has said NGA should look to market commercial GEOINT platforms amid the Islamic State group-staged attacks in Paris Friday, FCW reported Monday. Cardillo told reporters at the two-day Small Satellite Workshop in Virginia that the terrorist attacks on France’s capital has driven NGA to identify new approaches on how …

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NGA Aims to Leverage Analytics, Adopt Agile Acquisition Through Commercial GEOINT Strategy; Robert Cardillo Comments

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has released a new roadmap that details how NGA will leverage analytics and persistence from multiple GEOINT sources in order to deploy commercial GEOINT tools and services. The Commercial GEOINT Strategy highlights NGA’s plan to adopt a more agile approach to acquisition and advance the use …

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Sue Gordon: NGA to Reform Acquisition System Through Org Structure, Function Changes

Sue Gordon, deputy director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, has told agency personnel that a new initiative will work to streamline NGA’s acquisition system through changes in organizational structure and decision-making authority. NGA said Tuesday Gordon sent employees a letter on the agency’s acquisition reform plan, which she said is based on …

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