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2010-05-18 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, announces at the 2010 USGIF Tech Days Conference (NAVTEQ Booth #307) that their agreement with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Homeland Security Infrastructure Program (HISP) has been extended to provide State and Local Homeland Security Responders access to NGA HSIP applications...

2010-04-20 10:00:00

DULLES, Va., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial geospatial information and services, announced today that it has signed a modification to a contract with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to provide Web mapping services under the NGA's Rapid Delivery of Online GEOINT (RDOG) program. This Web hosting and dissemination contract modification is in addition to ongoing production work being done...

2010-03-11 12:57:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, a core business area of the Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT), announced today that it has been selected by GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) to build the company's next-generation, high-resolution Earth imaging satellite system known as GeoEye-2. Financial terms are not being disclosed at this time. Lockheed Martin has begun start-up activities and procurement of long-lead components to support the earliest...

2010-03-10 17:10:00

DULLES, Va., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of superior satellite and aerial-based geospatial information and services, announced today that on March 4 it entered into a binding commitment letter (the "Commitment Letter") with Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (together with its affiliates, funds and managed accounts, "Cerberus"), pursuant to which Cerberus committed to purchase from the Company and the Company agreed to sell to Cerberus,...

2010-02-18 09:47:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless, government and enterprise solutions, today announced from the 2010 ESRI Federal User Conference that the NGA selected NAVTEQ to provide map data for the Homeland Security Infrastructure Protection (HSIP) Program. The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) is a Department of Defense combat support agency and a member of the national...

2009-10-29 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of digital map, traffic and location data for in-vehicle, portable, wireless and enterprise solutions, today announced that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded NAVTEQ a contract as the map data and content provider for the comprehensive global commodity dataset (SATNAV) that offers transportation, public venues and miscellaneous points of interest data layers. NGA provides responsive Geospatial...

2009-09-15 14:42:00

HERNDON, Va., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have delivered a new information security system to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), one that carefully manages multiple levels of security to give users worldwide more reliable, secure access to classified data. The new system replaces older, customized and labor-intensive technology with a streamlined, commercially-based architecture that performs better, costs less, and can grow to...

2009-09-10 12:00:00

DULLES, Va., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information and services, announced that it has signed a contract to extend its Service Level Agreement with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) through March 31, 2010. The contract extension gives the NGA continued access to high-quality color imagery from the GeoEye-1 and IKONOS Earth-imaging satellites. GeoEye was awarded a contract with a...

2009-07-08 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., July 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) marked the transition of an improved capability that will rapidly ingest and disseminate imagery from U.S. commercial satellite companies to warfighters and intelligence analysts worldwide. "Improved dissemination of imagery acquired through commercial sources is a key component of an ongoing mission objective of NGA," said NGA Director Vice Adm. Robert Murrett. "The...

2009-06-30 13:16:00

DULLES, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY), a premier provider of satellite, aerial and geospatial information, announced today new government awards totaling more than $25 million to supply geospatial products and services. Under awards during the first and second quarters of 2009, GeoEye will provide the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) a significant amount of value-added, imagery-based geospatial-intelligence products. Imagery processing and...


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