Tag Archives: geospatial

BAE Wins Army Geospatial Data Software Contract

BAE Systems has won a U.S. Army contract to provide data management software for storing and searching geospatial information, the company announced Thursday. Starting in mid-2012, the Army’s distributed common ground system-enabled common ground station will deploy 50 GXP Xplorer enterprise server licenses. Army brigade combat teams will use the …

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GeoEye 4Q International Revenue Jumps 45%, Operating Profit 12%

GeoEye Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) has released financial results for the fourth quarter of its 2011 fiscal year ended Dec. 31. The company reported it realized a more than 12 percent increase in operating profit year-over-year to $26.6 million. It also said it generated $96.8 million in fourth quarter revenue, a …

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Geospatial Agency Seeks New IT Purchasing Model

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is seeking a managed services model for how it buys information technology services, according to a request for information posted Tuesday. The RFI asks contractors to assist the NGA in refining its request for proposal for a managed data center services pilot prior to its release. …

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SAIC Appoints Robert Zitz as SVP and Chief Architect of ISR Group

SAIC (NYSE: SAI) has appointed Robert S. Zitz as senior vice president and chief systems architect of its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance group. Zitz will actively shape solutions in airborne, maritime, national security, space and ground ISR programs. The 32-year intelligence veteran was previously deputy director of mission support for the National Reconnaissance Office, where he also served …

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TASC Appoints SAIC’s John Hynes as SVP of Defense and Civil Group; David Langstaff Comments

TASC, Inc. has appointed John P. Hynes Jr. as senior vice president of its defense and civil group. Hynes returns to TASC from SAIC (NYSE: SAI) where he served as senior vice president and general manager of the mission support business unit. He worked at TASC from 1990 to 2001, where …

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Lockheed to Collaborate with GIS Firm to Provide Geospatial Apps and Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and geographic information systems firm Esri will collaborate to provide geospatial applications and services to military, intelligence, homeland security and emergency response customers worldwide. Lockheed will integrate Esri capabilities into its existing geospatial offerings, including its geospatial cloud infrastructure. Esri will provide specialized expertise, training and support to …

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ITT Buys EchoStorm, Furthers Geospatial Portfolio

ITT (NYSE: ITT) has a deal in place to purchase the business operations of EchoStorm Worldwide, a firm specializing in video and data management technology. According to the firm, EchoStorm offers “a suite of secure, net-centric commercial products that enables users to capture, manage, and disseminate full-motion video in near …

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Deloitte Rolls Out New Geospatial Practice

Deloitte has announced an expansion into the geospatial analytics services market. The new offering is headed by Matthew Gentile, former CEO of geospatial firm Traverse Technologies, Inc., “This new service offering uniquely positions Deloitte as a market leader in our ability to share, analyze and visualize a wide spectrum of …

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