Posts Tagged: GEOINT

Modern Warfighter full motion video and UAS surveillance

Modern Warfighter full motion video and UAS surveillance, by Donna L. Quesinberry FMV (full motion video) provides infantrymen and women with enhanced capabilities in-theater under ubiquitous conditions during the monitor of urban or rural areas or while attempting to alert, intercept and eliminate hostile elements in a secured zone. Presently, FMV is half-way through its… Read more »

Spies All Around Us: Dulles-Chantilly Region Key Area for Intelligence Community

There must be something in the air. Or is it the water? Over the past couple of weeks there have been some pretty sensational stories about the Intelligence Community. First, we had the Russian spies, then the Washington Post’s expose on the IC (well timed, right before Clapper’s confirmation hearing – but we digress), and… Read more »

Library of Congress to Support Geospatial Data Preservation

The Library of Congress is the nation’s oldest federal cultural institution that serves as the “research arm” for Congress. The Library’s mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations. And, now the… Read more »

Civilian Crowd-Sourced Intelligence (Transparency Reserve 2.0)

Following up on some ideas for Transparency Camp 2010, new improvements to the theory of civilian crowd-sourced intelligence have been made. I especially want to thank Noel Hidalgo for helping record this information during the session. (Again, I know that this is an acquisition-related blog, but I occasionally talk up a storm on something else…. Read more »

Friday’s Food for Thought: Knowledge is Power; ODNI’s BRIDGE Program and More

Welcome once again to the Friday’s Food for Thought post. We hope everyone had a productive work week and are gearing up for a relaxing weekend. And, we are deep into vacation season. So, if you are taking some well-needed time off, we hope you enjoy it! Today’s post is about “Knowledge is Power.” What… Read more »

DARPA Wants to See Through Concrete Walls; What Will They Think of Next?

Let’s face it. DARPA is always on the bleeding-edge when it comes to developing advanced technologies for defense. Just when you think they have outdone themselves, they come up with something even more mind-blowing. DARPA’s latest foray is into developing technologies that actually see through concrete walls, meaning there is no place for insurgents to… Read more »

Obama Can’t Make Torture a Thing of the Past?

There is a big difference in running on a “change” ticket and actually having to implement “change” in the complex political landscape that is our great nation. President Obama is feeling this right now in full effect. While he pledged to stop the CIA’s involvement in secret defense and torture, a Justice Department official said… Read more »

Former Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee Calls Panetta “Right One to Repair CIA”

Former Democratic Senator and Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Bob Graham, recently published an Op-Ed that made a case for Leon Panetta being “right one” to fix the CIA’s problems. Making the call that the CIA needs a proven leader who can revitalize and restore the CIA’s credibility, Senator Graham made this statement: “Universities… Read more »