Q&A with Letitia A. Long, Recipient of the 2022 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award

Letitia A. Long spoke with USGIF CEO Ronda Schrenk about her remarkable career, accomplishments, and advice for those entering the intelligence field.

Jayedi Aman, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

University of Missouri doctoral candidate Jayedi Aman spoke with trajectory about his research bringing together GIS, architecture, and urban planning to keep our communities safe and secure.

Call for GEOINT 2023 Symposium Training Submissions

USGIF is offering the opportunity to conduct training and education sessions during the GEOINT 2023 Symposium, May 21-24, in St. Louis, Missouri. USGIF individual or organizational members and designated representatives from USGIF collegiate accredited programs may apply to present a one-hour class related to global GEOINT and national security-related topics. The purpose of these training…

Call for Lightning Talk Presentations at the GEOINT 2023 Symposium

What are Lightning Talks? Lightning Talks are an opportunity to share with and educate colleagues on topics relevant to the GEOINT 2023 theme: From Maps to Metaverse. They focus on one key point–this can be an idea, a successful project, a cautionary story, a collaboration invitation on an ongoing project, a quick tip, or a…

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Detect Radar and Communication Signals from Space – Across Land and Sea

 

Global security is rapidly changing creating a need for greater detection and geolocation of potentially sinister activity. Now you can have greater situational awareness with space-based RF signal detection and analytics from HawkEye 360 – now expanded to a broader range of UHF and VHF frequencies.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Q&A with Letitia A. Long, Recipient of the 2022 Lundahl-Finnie Lifetime Achievement Award

November 30, 2022

Letitia A. Long spoke with USGIF CEO Ronda Schrenk about her remarkable career, accomplishments, and advice for those entering the intelligence field.

“When I think about things I’m most proud of, it really has to do with other people…I think of young women and men I’ve mentored, and now they’re running organizations, commanding task forces or brigades or battalions. They’re off doing amazing things… If I had a little bit to do to inspire them to continue in the Intelligence Community, that’s my biggest achievement.”

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Delivering the art of the possible.

GDIT is growing in St. Louis and collaborating with technology partners and academia to bring innovation with transformative impact to the region.

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No Matter Their Scale, NGA Maps Have Huge Impact

October 24, 2022

Despite the proliferation of GPS on smartphones and other digital devices, NGA’s partners continue to have a constant demand for digital and printed maps.

By Jay D. Krasnow, Source Foundation Communications, NGA

TURN DATA INTO A DECISIVE EDGE

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From AI to zero trust, we’re harnessing new tools and technologies to advance national security and help our customers protect citizens, assets, and information. Leidos delivers secure, innovative solutions that outpace today’s adversaries and threats—enabling responsiveness at the speed of mission.

USGIF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

USGIF Announces 2022 Scholarship Award Recipients

August 17, 2022

USGIF has awarded more than $1.6M in scholarships since launching the program in 2004. This year’s winners represent a diverse and multi-talented group who demonstrate a shared desire to impact change through the use of geospatial intelligence tradecraft.

USGIF SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT PROFILES

Jayedi Aman, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

University of Missouri doctoral candidate Jayedi Aman spoke with trajectory about his research bringing together GIS, architecture, and urban planning to keep our communities safe and secure.

Roseanna Torrez, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

An early introduction to GIS combined with computer science provides a strong foundation for a successful future in GEOINT.

Danny Oliva, 2022 USGIF Scholarship Recipient

Danny Oliva talks about receiving a USGIF scholarship and his desire to give back to the next generation of GEOINT students.

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Join our secure, virtual, open R&D ecosystem to utilize commercial remote sensing, cloud technologies, secure DevOps, and advanced tools and services.

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PERSPECTIVE

Q&A With Joseph Rouge

Joseph Rouge, Space Force’s deputy director of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance, provides additional answers to audience questions from the 2022 GEOINT Service Day: Air Force and Space Force event

USGIF MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

USGIF Member Spotlight: Textron Systems

Daryl Madden, vice president of geospatial solutions at Textron Systems discusses the company’s role in GEOINT and what the future holds.

Q&A With Nathan Kuntz, CEO, Rendered.ai

Trajectory spoke with Rendered.ai’s CEO about the company’s recent partnership with Orbital Insight to contribute synthetic data for a project that is building automated detection technology for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Operating at the Nexus of Mission and IT

Q&A with GDIT’s Deb Davis, Vice President and General Manager, Mission Solutions Sector

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Shallow water bathymetry at your fingertips

Trident Tools in ArcGIS Pro

Developed under TCarta’s National Science Foundation SBIR Phase-II grant, Trident
Tools creates a user-friendly production environment for satellite-derived
bathymetry and imagery-derived bathymetry within Esri ArcGIS Pro.

CONTRIBUTED ARTICLES

No Matter Their Scale, NGA Maps Have Huge Impact

Despite the proliferation of GPS on smartphones and other digital devices, NGA’s partners continue to have a constant demand for digital and printed maps.

Land Use for Nonproliferation Applications

Over the past few decades, the availability of commercial satellite images has dramatically changed how academics and other nongovernmental analysts study the spread of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.

Geiger-mode Lidar Transitions to Civilian Use

Initially used for military purposes, Geiger-mode lidar has now come onto the commercial market, lowering the cost of geospatial data acquisition

How to Prepare for and Guide Your Organization Through the Next Crisis

Observations from US Federal Agencies’ Responses to COVID-19