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NGA Taps 5 Firms for GEOINT Tools Development Project

LTEGridThe U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded contracts to five companies to develop methods and tools for analyzing multiple layers of geographic-based intelligence data.

NGA received 73 proposals for a competition designed to bolster the agency’s Map of the World GEOINT infrastructure, the agency said Oct. 10.

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work to develop a workflow system intended to make it quicker for analysts to assess GEOINT data from various sources.

SRI International won a contract to help the agency create a framework to exploit and integrate user-generated content into the Map of the World platform.

ImageMatters and MapLarge will build tools for analyzing linked datasets, while DATA Inc. will produce a UGC system for end users to transfer or recall information in real-time.

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