The U.S. Army is adding powerful digital tools to its training and readiness processes that will allow soldiers to fight in dense urban environments, megacities and subterranean areas.
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, headquartered in Springfield, Virginia, today announced the launch of MagQuest, its $1.2 million global open innovation challenge, seeking advanced approaches to geomagnetic data collection.
The U.S. military is moving an advanced radio-frequency mapping capability from the laboratory into the hands of warfighters. Developed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the technology will give land-based forces vital situational awareness of the radio spectrum as they fight on an increasingly digitized battlefield.
Facing daily threats in an ever-changing operating environment, warfighters need a quick way to assess the digital topography. And for modern-day soldiers and Marines fighting in dense urban environments, this means having a read on the spectrum.
Critigen-Clark Nexsen Joint Venture, Greenwood Village, Colo., is being awarded a maximum amount $35 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for geographic information systems, professional surveying and mapping services for work predominantly in the western continental United States, but also worldwide. The work to be performed also includes data collection, development and integration as follows: geospatial data development and enterprise-level deployment; acquisition, development, maintenance and analysis of geospatial data and metadata; survey and mapping (photogrammetry) to include aerial imagery and light intensity distance and ranging vector feature extraction; ground-based survey and mapping by use of conventiona