National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

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Noun1.National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency - a combat support agency that provides geographic intelligence in support of national security
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
IC, Intelligence Community, National Intelligence Community, United States Intelligence Community - a group of government agencies and organizations that carry out intelligence activities for the United States government; headed by the Director of Central Intelligence
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Cardillo (BA, Cornell University; MA, Georgetown University) became the sixth director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) on 3 October 2014.
"Working closely with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which handles satellite photography, as well as G.C.H.Q., the NSA team studied the Iranian leader's entourage, its vehicles and its weaponry from satellites, and intercepted air traffic messages as planes and helicopters took off and landed." "They heard Ayatollah Khamenei's aides fretting about finding a crane to load an ambulance and fire truck onto trucks for the journey.
Other leaders who have visited the HALOE team include former Secretary of the Air Force Michael Wynne, DARPA Director Arati Prabhakar and a host of officials from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, the National Reconnaissance Office and the Pentagon.
Greg Glewwe, one of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency officials, said everything in the model was based on details learned about the actual hideout.
This report from the National Research Council's Steering Committee on New Research Directions for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency details a three-day workshop held in May 2010 in Washington D.C.
agencies, including the Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the Government Accountability Office, as well as private companies and the nations of The Netherlands and United Arab Emirates.
Army Engineer School Directorate of Training and Leader Development, the 1st Engineer Brigade, the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence Noncommissioned Officer Academy, and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency are working together to make this transition as smooth as possible.
Matthew Wilder is currently a supervisory staff officer and branch chief with the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency. He is a former Army intelligence officer and was deployed with the 1st Cavalry Division in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 and OIF 06-08.
The White House asked the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, which provides and analyzes satellite imagery, to determine the pacers height.
Working with the military's Joint Special Operations Command Targeting and Analysis Center, located at Langley, and with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency up the river in Bethesda, Md., the NCTC analysts helped develop what the military calls a "common operating picture.'' In layman's terms, that amounted to a detailed four-dimensional "map'' of the bin Laden compound and its occupants and their patterns of living and working.
Working with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), which analyzes pictures from spy satellites and aircraft, and the National Security Agency, which conducts electronic eavesdropping, the CIA concluded that the compound was built with unusual security features -- including high-walls topped with barbed-wire -- and that its inhabitants appeared to take unusual security precautions.

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