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$7M for Geospatial Intelligence Support

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Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. in Redlands, CA received the full delivery order amount of $7 million as part of a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Geospatial Intelligence Support to the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA). Geospatial intelligence is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess, and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activity on the earth. NGA is a national intelligence and combat support agency whose mission is to provide timely, relevant, and accurate geospatial intelligence in support of national security. Recent projects, for example, have included the creation of all-digital nautical charts for U.S. Navy warships [PDF release]. As background to this contract, it should be noted that NGA announced a Joint Operations Integration Office (JOIO) as of July 28, 2005… The JOIO will combine elements from NGA’s Analysis and Production, Source Operations and Management, and Enterprise Operations Directorates. The JOIO, which represents an enhanced level of synergy within NGA, will work at the Intelligence Community and NGA-Directorate levels to integrate new and emerging sensors, systems and capabilities into NGA operations. See PDF release. This office will help ensure the Agency can continue to provide geospatial intelligence through the improved integration of new sensors […]

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