NGA Seeks Cloud Development Support; Engility Wins DIA Contract; IARPA Announces Updates to Functional Map of the World Challenge; ESA and Radiant.Earth Partner to Support Sustainable Development
NGA Seeks Cloud Development Support
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is seeking unclassified cloud development vendors to deliver support to 40 individuals in St. Louis, Mo. The agency aims to award a one-year base contract with four option years. Responses to the notice are due Oct. 31.
Engility Wins Defense Intelligence Agency Contract
Engility won a digital forensics contract renewal with Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Engility will analyze multimedia files extracted from digital devices to support DIA missions across the defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities, and will provide IT infrastructure including cloud solutions and enterprise technology. DIA first awarded the contract in 2011. The $14 million renewal has a one-year base and four option years.
IARPA Announces Updates to Functional Map of the World Challenge
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) announced the scoring process for its Functional Map of the World Challenge, which seeks algorithms to detect and label points of interest in satellite imagery. Participants will be scored based on their ability to accurately categorize portions of imagery and can submit solutions through Dec. 31. In concert with this announcement, IARPA released one of its largest annotated imagery datasets that participants will use to train and test their algorithms.
ESA and Radiant.Earth Partner to Support Sustainable Development
The European Space Agency and Radiant.Earth announced a cooperation to better track the progress of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). The partnership will work to strengthen data literacy by using mutually shared platforms and satellite imagery to analyze SDG objectives.
CACI Awarded Army ISR Task Order
CACI was awarded a $91 million task order to provide support to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center Flight Activity. This four-year task order, awarded under the Rapid Response-Third Generation contract vehicle, represents continuing work in the company’s surveillance and reconnaissance market area.
Berico Technologies Wins Place on Multi-Award NGA Contract
Berico Technologies won a place on an analytical support contract for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). Berico is one of several partners who will provide data science analysis and collection management support to NGA and other government agencies. The contract is worth a combined maximum of $977.6 million.
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