BAE names recent hire to lead geospatial intelligence unit

BAE Systems has tapped newcomer Jordan Becker to lead its geospatial intelligence and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business unit. He will report to John Gannon, president of the Intelligence and Security sector.

TCS buys global space engineering firm

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Trident Space and Defense LLC, a provider of engineering and electronics solutions for global space and defense markets.

ITT makes geospatial play with acquisition

Decision to buy EchoStorm will enhance ITT's geospatial spatial portfolio with more real-time video capabilities.

TCS to upgrade Navy satellite system

TeleCommunication Systems Inc. will provide satellite communications assistance to the Military Sealift Command under a $315 million indefinite, delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a guaranteed first-year minimum of $5 million.

Harris win secures third year on Air Force satellite program

Harris Corp. will continue its operations and maintenance support to the Air Force having won a $64 million third option year for the Network and Space Operations and Maintenance program.

Raytheon wins two NASA satellite systems awards worth $1.7 billion

Raytheon Co. has won two NASA contracts for satellite systems and infrared imaging technology that have a combined potential value of more than $1.7 billion over the next eight years.

Artel named first satellite vendor under new $5 billion contract

The General Services Administration and the Defense Information Services Agency have named Artel Inc. as their first vendor to offer satellite services under their joint $5 billion, 10-year Future Commercial Satellite Services Acquisition vehicles.

GeoEye, DigitalGlobe gain $7.3B in NGA contracts

GeoEye Imagery Collections Systems Inc. and DigitalGlobe Inc. have won 10-year contracts to provide a range of satellite services to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency that could be worth as much as $7.35 billion.

Northrop teams with Air Force to pump up HART

Northrop Grumman Corp. will help the Air Force further develop its net-centric architecture system that enhances warfighters’ awareness of the battlefield environment under a four-year, $46.3 million contract.

How big is the oil spill? See how far it would stretch in your hometown

Just how far does the spill from BP's Deepwater Horizon rig really go? It's easy to lose sight of the scale of the millions of gallons of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, but what if the source of the gusher were in your hometown?

NOAA interactive map tracks Gulf oil spill

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s new Web features a mapping tool that integrates oil spill data from federal and state agencies.

General Dynamics wins $642.2M satellite communications deal

General Dynamics Corp. will upgrade NASA satellite communications by building out a new ground-system architecture for space-to-ground communications and tracking.

SAIC focuses on Air Force video systems technology

Science Applications International Corp. will help the Air Force improve the service's overhead intelligence gathering efforts under a five-year follow-on contract potentially worth more than $49 million.

Global space spending falls to Earth

Global spending on space-related projects hit a peak in 2009, but leaner times are expected going forward.

Washington's snow response GIS mapping system gets a workout

D.C.'s Snow Response Reporting System lets users type in an address and see which surrounding streets have been plowed or salted within a specified date range.

States and local agencies take to clouds, report finds

State and local governments will adopt cloud computing, virtualization, service-oriented architecture, open-source software and geospatial technologies at an accelerating rate over the next five years, according to a new Input report.

GSA awards SmartBUY contracts for geospatial tools

A new purchase award through the GSA’s SmartBUY program will give federal, state and local government agencies access to a suite of geospatial software tools.

Bill to expand geospatial imagery passes House

The House voted to provide $10 million per year through 2019 for a grant program to expand access to geospatial imagery.

Raytheon will devise prototype sensing architecture

Raytheon Co. has won a $3 million contract to create a prototype sensing architecture that could consolidate several missile defense systems.

Battlefield networks roll with the punches

New technologies make wireless networks more powerful and flexible.

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