Tag Archives: synthetic aperture radar

DigitalGlobe Adds WorldView-4 Satellite Imagery to Cloud-Based GEOINT Platform

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe has incorporated imagery from the WorldView-4 Earth observation satellite into a cloud-based technology designed to help customers access geospatial intelligence. DigitalGlobe said Sunday its WorldView-4 imagery collections will more than double the daily volume of 30-centimeter imagery stored in the SecureWatch platform and help analysts monitor activity in multiple areas of interest. MDA, also a …

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Maxar’s MDA Business Gets Multiple Contracts for Satellite Data, Ground System Support

Maxar Technologies‘ MDA business has secured contracts worth $12.4 million combined from multiple government and commercial clients for the provision of information and services related to the RADARSAT-2 Earth observation satellite. RADARSAT-2 SAR is designed to collect imagery for organizations to locate and measure various objects within very large areas, MDA said Monday. The first …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: Maxar Technologies to Grow US Govt Business via ISR Offerings

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral‘s government systems business, has said Maxar Technologies will work to grow its business with the U.S. government through “persistent” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings, Via Satellite reported Wednesday. SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates acquired DigitalGlobe earlier …

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General Atomics MQ-9 UAS Aids in Northern California Firefighting Efforts

The California Air National Guard has deployed General Atomics-built MQ-9 unmanned aircraft systems to help the state’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection conduct mapping operations in Northern California. General Atomics said Monday MQ-9 is equipped with an intelligence and reconnaissance sensor suite that works to help firefighters on the ground obtain situational awareness …

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Leidos to Integrate, Test Army Reconnaissance Aircraft Under Potential $64M Task Order

Leidos has secured a potential $64 million task order from the U.S. Army to integrate, test and demonstrate three units of the Airborne Reconnaissance Low-Enhanced aircraft. The company said Monday it will integrate a previously supplied Mission Equipment Payload onto the ARL-E DeHavilland Canada-8 aircraft as well as test and deliver the complete …

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