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  • NGA Adds 8 Startups to Geospatial Accelerator Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NGA Adds 8 Startups to Geospatial Accelerator Program

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has kicked off its geospatial accelerator program with eight selected startups that will be tasked to develop technologies in support of the sector. NGA said Monday it partnered with the Missouri Technology Corp. to launch the third cohort of its 13-week initiative, which is operated by Capital Innovators. Under the NGA […] More

  • NGA Posts Software Development, Delivery Guide; Alex Loehr Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NGA Posts Software Development, Delivery Guide; Alex Loehr Quoted

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has outlined metrics and elements to ensure software products are being developed and delivered to users in a consistent, secure and speedy manner. The NGA Software Way is a 12-page document meant to inform developer teams from government and contractors about software product tracking metrics, including availability and deployment frequency, the […] More

  • Defense, Intelligence Officials to Discuss Commercial GEOINT at ExecutiveBiz Forum - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense, Intelligence Officials to Discuss Commercial GEOINT at ExecutiveBiz Forum

    Jennifer Krischer, vice president and general manager of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency programs at Maxar Technologies, will lead a panel discussion with four defense and intelligence sector representatives at ExecutiveBiz’s Dual-Use Technology in Space Defense Forum on Tuesday, Feb. 15. Four officials from the NGA, Army, Air Force and the Space Force will serve as panelists […] More

  • Former Peraton, Northrop Exec Sandy Smallwood to Lead Assured Consulting Solutions' NGA Programs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Peraton, Northrop Exec Sandy Smallwood to Lead Assured Consulting Solutions’ NGA Programs

    Sandy Smallwood, a former Peraton and Northrop Grumman executive, has joined Assured Consulting Solutions as director of the Reston, Virginia-headquartered small business’ portfolio of National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency programs. The new director, who is a veteran in the defense and intelligence communities, will oversee ACS systems and digital engineering and managed services work for the NGA, […] More

  • NGA Taps HawkEye 360 to Provide RF Energy Data for Analysis; Alex Fox Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NGA Taps HawkEye 360 to Provide RF Energy Data for Analysis; Alex Fox Quoted

    TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 18, 2021 — HawkEye 360 will provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with radio frequency energy data collected by the company’s satellite constellation to help NGA map, characterize and detect RF emissions in non-state and transnational locations, GovCon Wire reported Sept. 28. “This program is an excellent example of agile acquisition rapidly […] More

  • John Beieler: ODNI Prepares to Declassify Science, Tech Priorities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Beieler: ODNI Prepares to Declassify Science, Tech Priorities

    John Beieler, director of science and technology at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, said the agency wants to share unclassified versions of intelligence community priorities in the S&T area with partners in the commercial and academic sectors, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. “These are the IC’s S&T Strategic Plan, the Strategic Investment Landscape, […] More

  • NGA Seeks Info for Commercial Image Discovery Portal Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NGA Seeks Info for Commercial Image Discovery Portal Development

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency needs industry input to inform the creation and launch of a discovery platform for commercial geospatial imagery and related products. NGA said in a SAM.gov notice published Thursday it seeks technical ideas that can support the development of the Commercial GEOINT Access Portal, which would replace the old Worldwide Geospatial-Intelligence Access […] More

  • Caesar Nieves: Jacobs to Provide NGA With Geospatial Data Support Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Caesar Nieves: Jacobs to Provide NGA With Geospatial Data Support Services

    TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 1, 2021 — Jacobs will support the Geospatial-intelligence Enterprise OpenDataStore of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency by providing mission-driven and data-centric tools under a seven-year, $302 million contract, GovCon Wire reported Sept. 16. Caesar Nieves, senior vice president of cyber and intelligence at Jacobs’ critical mission solutions unit, said digital services, modern […] More

  • 5 Contractors to Provide NGA With GEOINT Analytic Services; David Gauthier Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    5 Contractors to Provide NGA With GEOINT Analytic Services; David Gauthier Quoted

    Five companies will compete for delivery orders under a five-year, $29 million contract to provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency with analytic services aimed at addressing economic-related geospatial intelligence challenges. BAE Systems, Ball Aerospace, BlackSky Holdings, Continental Mapping Consultants and Royce Geospatial Consultants will deliver capabilities that leverage artificial intelligence, machine-learning and nontraditional GEOINT sources, NGA […] More

  • HeroX to Host 4th Phase of NGA's Magnetic Field Mapping Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HeroX to Host 4th Phase of NGA’s Magnetic Field Mapping Challenge

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has partnered with crowdsourcing platform operator HeroX to conduct the next phase of a prize competition that seeks data collection methods for a geomagnetic reference model widely used in navigation systems. HeroX said Tuesday it will host the MagQuest Challenge‘s Phase 4a, where three teams will aim to demonstrate the instruments […] More

  • Geospark Analytics Secures NGA Contract for AI-Driven GEOINT Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Geospark Analytics Secures NGA Contract for AI-Driven GEOINT Platform

    Geospark Analytics has received a potential five-year contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency for access to Hyperion, an artificial intelligence-driven open-source global threat intelligence platform and application programming interface. The company said Wednesday NGA will be provided with event automated monitoring and machine learning capabilities to help the agency deliver real-time insights and threat forecast […] More

  • BlackSky Receives NGA Contract for GEOINT-Enabled Monitoring of Global Economic Activity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BlackSky Receives NGA Contract for GEOINT-Enabled Monitoring of Global Economic Activity

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded BlackSky Holdings a five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling value of $30 million to monitor global economic activity and provide analysts and decision makers with relevant insights. The geospatial intelligence company said Monday it will leverage its Spectra artificial intelligence tool that uses advanced AI and multisensor analytics in detecting […] More

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