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Profile: DNI James Clapper

James Clapper, a retired lieutenant general in the U.S. Air Force, serves as the country’s fourth director of national intelligence, where he leads the intelligence community and acts as the president’s lead intelligence adviser. He was sworn in as DNI in August 2010, nearly six years after completing his tenure …

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Panel Approves Army Intel Campus Plans for Former NGA HQ

The National Capital Planning Commission has approved the Army‘s final master plan to build an intelligence campus in Bethesda, Md., the NCPC announced Thursday. The campus will be located at the former headquarters of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which relocated to Fort Belvoir, Va. in 2005. The Army Corps of …

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Profile: Letitia Long, NGA Director

Letitia Long is director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a position she has held since August 2010. Long became the first woman to lead a major U.S. intelligence agency when she joined the NGA. She has served in the Senior Intelligence Executive Service since 1994, when she was appointed director …

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Pentagon Planning Intel Facility at Former NGA Bethesda Site

The Defense Department is planning to set up an intelligence-gathering hub at the former Bethesda, Md. home of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the Washington Business Journal reports. The Army Corps of Engineers and the Defense Intelligence Agency are working on the large-scale project, which could take nearly five years. The …

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GAO Report Recommends More Oversight of DoD ISR

Funding for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance — or ISR as it’s known — is thought to be one area of the Defense Department’s budget pie that won’t be shrinking any time soon. The successful intelligence that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden helped cement ISR’s reputation in a …

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National Geo-spatial Intelligence Agency’s East Campus Opens

The National Geo-spatial Intelligence Agency’s massive new digs at Fort Belvoir opened its doors earlier this week, marking what NGA called a “milestone” moment for the agency. The 2.4 million square foot campus in Springfield, Va., cost about $1.7 billion and is 85 percent complete, according to a report on …

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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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