Geospatial Intelligence

A $10B contract with plenty of questions

GSA-DISA satellite contract is lucrative, but Inmarsat chief has her doubts on whether the FCSA program will deliver the best services to the warfighter.

Harris to supply digital mapping for Navy aircraft

Harris Corp. will provide digital mapping systems for Navy aircraft under a contract worth $6.2 million.

2010's Top 10 contracts (so far)

We rank the 10 largest contracts awarded during the first three months of 2010.

Valiant Angel ships out for Afghanistan

In less than two weeks troops in Afghanistan will receive a video system capable of moving massive amounts of still and video imagery gathered from unmanned aerial vehicles and other aircraft patrolling the mountainous country, reports Greg Grant at DOD Buzz.

Boeing to build software for Air Force targeting system

Boeing Co. has won a $23 million contract to upgrade software on Air Force bombers to improve targeting capabilities.

L-3 to study images for Special Operations Command

L-3 Services Inc. will provide imagery analysis services to the Special Operations Command under a contract potentially worth $155 million over five years.

Air Force activates new cyberspace defense unit

Combat communications wing supports new Space Command

DRS Technologies closes Soneticom buy

DRS Technologies Inc. has completed its purchase of Soneticom, a provider of geolocation systems, wireless communications protocols and digital signal processing.

SRA to enhance Air Force analysis capabilities

SRA International Inc. will build a decision-making and documentation tool to support Air Force intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance efforts under a three-year, $19 million contract.

Battlefield networks roll with the punches

New technologies make wireless networks more powerful and flexible.

Northrop wins navigation technology contract

Devices for Korean military vehicles combine inertial sensors with an odometer and GPS data to provide accurate three-dimensional position.

CACI assists Army with infrared and night vision programs

CACI International Inc. will support the Army’s infrared and night vision programs under a three-year task order worth an estimated $40 million.

Alion trains troops to respond to IED attacks

Alion Science and Technology Corp. will use simulation technology as an Army training method under a $1.1 million contract.

Navy command wants to upgrade GPS

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific wants input from contractors on the availability of modern technologies associated with Global Positioning System equipment.

GeoEye wins more satellite work

GeoEye will provide ultra-high-resolution commercial satellite imagery to NGA under a new contract valued at $150 million.