GEOINT

Bringing imagery to life with rich sources of geospatial intelligence

Defense and intelligence analysts rely on a variety of information layers to develop an accurate and complete understanding of the events they study. Analysts generate reports and briefings from a confluence of map data, overhead imagery, terrain models, local news stories, social media posts and more. In principal, this multi-source…

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Small Business Innovation Research: fostering win-win innovation for government and industry

In July, I had the privilege of attending the National Contract Management Association’s World Congress. It was particularly exciting that part of the Missile Defense Agency’s booth focused on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SBIR holds a special place in my heart, since it was part of the…

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Reflections on GEOINT 2017: The Future of GEOINT

In our “Reflections on GEOINT 2017” blog series, we’ve explored how DigitalGlobe and our ecosystem of partners are coming together to address challenges facing the intelligence community discussed at the USGIF GEOINT 2017 Symposium. An overarching theme is that government and industry can accelerate the pace of innovation when we…

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Meeting operational requirements for persistent refresh through multisource imagery

Satellite imagery provides the foundation for indispensable geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) when monitoring activity on Earth, especially within denied-access areas. With recent high-resolution satellite imagery, defense and intelligence analysts can identify the current posture of equipment and facilities at critical locations like airbases, ports, conflict zones, nuclear facilities and border crossings….

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