The National Reconnaissance Office expects to select next month multiple providers of radio-frequency data collected by commercial satellites.
The contracts recently awarded by the National Reconnaissance Office to BlackSky, Maxar Technologies and Planet Labs will likely reshape the imagery market, says a new report from Quilty Analytics.
As Maxar continues to see high demand for satellite imagery, it is looking to attract customers for its mobile terminals that give users direct access to commercial imaging satellites.
The U.S. Space Force plans to request funding in the 2024 budget for space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, U.S. Space Force deputy chief of space operations.
NGA is trying to match requirements with commercially available technology, said Frank Avila, commercial and business operations deputy director at the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency
DoD intelligence chief: U.S. made ‘gutsy decision’ to release sensitive imagery to counter Russia’s deception ops
Undersecretary of Defense Ronald Moultrie: The decision to release satellite imagery and other intelligence on Russia’s movements 'was not taken lightly'
Russia's invasion of Ukraine is underscoring the need to fuse intelligence datasets, like geospatial intelligence, signals intelligence, human intelligence, said Stacey Dixon, U.S. deputy director of national intelligence.
Computer vision models only work after they have ingested extensive data of various objects, which is not always available.
Advanced Cooling Technologies (ACT), a thermal management specialist, announced a contract with Planet to design and build structures for the first two Carbon Mapper methane-monitoring satellites.
Satellogic would produce satellites for Ukraine under a Halifax International initiative
Several firms in the commercial space industry have each pledged $50,000 to finance humanitarian efforts in Ukraine
Radar imaging startup PredaSAR is preparing to deploy its first satellite on the SpaceX Transporter 6 rideshare, projected to launch in October.
The National Reconnaissance Office has issued contracts to satisfy immediate needs for commercial satellite data, while drafting requirements to bring commercial capabilities into an integrated architecture that includes classified U.S. government systems.
Geospatial intelligence has been "instrumental to those fighting in Ukraine, and to shaping worldviews of the crisis,” said Vice Adm. Robert Sharp, director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
ManTech developed a model that uses open-source intelligence to measure the level of foreign influence in any country
Crises such as the covid pandemic, climate change and the war in Ukraine are fueling demand for geospatial information