2020 S&FOG Report

Expanding the Utility and Interoperability of Rapidly Generated Terrain Datasets

Reality modeling advancements now allow for the generation of high-resolution 3D models from a variety of sources to rapidly meet modeling and simulation needs

Realizing a Live Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment

Intelligence Preparation of the Operational Environment is a mandatory step toward the understanding of an area of interest and the planning of a relevant course of action to support the warfighter


An examination of geospatial intelligence in selected NATO countries and NATO itself

The Role of GEOINT in the Integration of Commercial, Small UAS into the National Airspace System

The GEOINT tradecraft is evolving within the aviation industry through the introduction of unmanned aerial systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System

Advancing GEOINT Through Clarity in the Employment Market

Establishing a clear set of pathways for GEOINT education, training, and certification to further the professionalization process

Generating Synthetic Data for Remote Sensing

Harnessing the full potential of deep neural networks for image interpretation and analysis

Next-Generation GEOINT Systems—Influences and Needs

The roles of data collection, storage, management, analysis, and consumption as factors that drive designs

MARFRONT: Portuguese Coast Permeability Model for Illegal Sea Entries

Evaluating the Portuguese coast to determine its permeability to irregular entry via the sea

STEM for GEOINT: Building Our Tradecraft’s Future

The future of the GEOINT workforce and our national strategic advantage relies on a pipeline of highly qualified STEM professionals

St. Louis: The Evolution of America’s Emerging Geospatial Center of Excellence

As St. Louis’ geospatial ecosystem looks to continued growth and further develops a talent pipeline to meet future needs, several strategies are being developed