President Biden has nominated U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Frank Whitworth to be the next director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, the. Defense Department announced Jan. 10.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is interested in keeping commercial datasets unclassified.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency plans to conduct an annual assessment of commercial satellite imagery like the Olympic-themed evaluation the organization conducted earlier this year.
U.S. intelligence agencies are eager to adopt cutting-edge commercial tools and technologies, but need confidence in the security of the data delivered, Stacey Dixon, U.S. principal deputy director of national intelligence, said Oct. 6 at the GEOINT 2021 Symposium here.
David Gauthier said NGA has to transition away from government analysts exploiting raw imagery to commercial analytic services that can quickly provide answers
NGA broke ground on the St. Louis campus in November 2019 and expects to open for business in 2025
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has launched several initiatives to team up with the private sector and make it easier for new entrants to do business with the government
Maxar Technologies won a $44 million contract option from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to continue to provide U.S. government agencies with access to unclassified high-resolution commercial imagery from Maxar and other commercial data providers.
The Pentagon announced Sept. 3 it plans to extend a pilot program that provides imagery from satellites, drones, ground sensors and cameras to help track and combat wildfires.
U.S. satellite imaging capabilities historically have been the best in the world. Today, they are not just losing ground but they are officially behind those of other nations.
A technology accelerator program funded by the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency has selected eight startups that will receive $100,000 grants.
The National Geospatial Intelligence Agency is being challenged to provide faster and better products and services, the agency’s deputy director Stacey Dixon said.
The NGA and NRO are stepping up research to better understand the emerging commercial geospatial intelligence market.
Hawkeye 360 is delivering radio frequency data and analytics to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency as part of a pilot program to evaluate the value of the information for intelligence activities.
Planet and BlackSky imagery will be added to NGA's unclassified system that delivers geospatial data to government agencies.
David Gauthier spoke with SpaceNews about the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency’s growing needs for commercial data and services.
Capella Space, a San Francisco startup preparing to operate a constellation of synthetic aperture radar satellites, announced a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement June 25 with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
The NRO is ready to start buying products from new vendors and move beyond the single-supplier arrangement with Maxar Technologies.
"We expect our investment in commercial in total to increase going forward," said Troy Meink, who leads NRO’s Geospatial Intelligence Directorate. "As you can imagine with the increase in requirements, there's going to be an increase in the cost.
The National Reconnaissance Office awarded commercial imagery study contracts to BlackSky Global, Maxar Technologies and Planet, Troy Meink, who leads NRO’s Geospatial Intelligence Directorate, announced June 3.