08 octombrie 2021

After Satellite ‘Olympics,’ IC Rethinks Wary Stance On Foreign Commercial Data


ICEYE image of Mosul dam, showing changes in activity on the ground. (Provided to Breaking Defense by ICEYE)GEOINT 2021: While it might be too far a stretch to say that the Intelligence Community is now embracing foreign-owned commercial remote sensing providers, there definitely is a shift underway in the willingness to acquire and use imagery produced by non-US satellite operators.The reason? A study done in the spring by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), in the form of mock [...]