Category National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

The Intelligence Cycle Is Broken. Here’s How To Fix it. – Modern War Institute

The Intelligence Cycle is Broken. Here’s How to Fix it. – Modern War Institute mwi.usma.edu · by Nicholas Krohley · October 24, 2017 Today’s American military is, arguably, the most tactically adept fighting force in the world—perhaps of all time. It is, without question, the best-resourced military in human history. Our technological advantage is unprecedented, as cutting edge […]

CIA Vet Replaces Controversial Official For National Security Post

CIA vet replaces controversial official for national security post By Bryan Bender, Nahal Toosi, Daniel Lippman, www.politico.com View Original October 6th, 2017 Michael Barry replaces Ezra Cohen-Watnick, a controversial official who left in August after clashing with some CIA officials. | Getty President Donald Trump has placed a Central Intelligence Agency veteran in a key White House post that […]

Evolving Dynamic Between intelligence And Technology Dominates Discussions At NGA, Georgetown University Intelligence Conference

     Not really all that sure what is new here.  Hasn’t this always been the case?  Perhaps one could argue that the pace, magnitude, and breadth of technological change is different this time; but, that would be difficult to quantify.   The talent and desirable skill-set for the Intelligence Community workforce however — and what […]

Experts Consider Future Of Intelligence At Kalaris Conference

EXPERTS CONSIDER FUTURE OF INTELLIGENCE AT KALARIS CONFERENCE HTTP://SFS.GEORGETOWN.EDU/EXPERTS-CONSIDER-FUTURE-INTELLIGENCE-KALARIS-CONFERENCE/ Bruce Riedel and Dr. Michael O’Hanlon speak at the 2017 Kalaris Intelligence Conference. September 15, 2017 by Matt Raab and Aislinn McNiece Georgetown University and the National Geospatial Agency (NGA) hosted the fourth annual Kalaris Intelligence Conference at Gaston Hall September 14. The event featured leading […]

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers By  Sandra Erwin ,  www.realcleardefense.com View Original September 11th, 2017 A massive change happened in the U.S. intelligence community after the 9/11 attacks. Agencies were realigned and bureaucracies expanded. Congress created the Director of National Intelligence position and the National Counterterrorism Center amid growing fears that the nation was […]

Federal Officials Say Privately They Are ‘Pretty Certain’ Layoffs Are Coming

David Maxwell’s comment:  Note the planning timeline.  We are probably two years from implementation.  I imagine we might see federal employees start leaving for other civilian non-government jobs before this is implemented (unless they expect that there will be some kind of attractive severance package that employees might wait for). OMB is reviewing the preliminary agency reform […]

Putin’s Response To Sanctions? Cut U.S. Off From Space? Here’s How Russia Might Respond To New U.S. Sanctions

My own two cents is you do not play this card here…in this circumstance.  This is an option when the stakes are higher and mean more.  RCP www.rt.com August 3, 2017 Cut the Americans off from space? Here’s how Russia might respond to new US sanctions By Bryan MacDonald Bryan MacDonald is an Irish journalist, […]

The U.S. Intelligence Community Is In The Middle Of A “Significant Transformation Process”

http://www.c4isrnet.com/intel-geoint/2017/07/25/is-an-intel-community-reorg-in-the-works/ By: Mark Pomerleau The intelligence community is in the middle of a “significant transformation process,” according to the community’s top official. “We’re in the beginning of the process of change that I hope will bring us up to date in terms of the agility … that we need,” Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats […]

U.S. Spies Rush To Fix Spotty Satellite Coverage Over North Korea

This is where tactical intelligence satellites, or pop-up, reusable, stealth satellites should be strongly considered. RCP, fortunascorner.com Speeding To Fix Spotty Satellite Coverage Over North Korea By Rachael Kalinyak, www.c4isrnet.com View Original The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is looking to create new partnerships that will close gaps present in tracking North Korea’s expansion of their missile arsenal. The […]

DoD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget For FY18

DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 06/12/2017 03:55 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-222-17 June 12, 2017 DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 The Department of Defense released today the MIP appropriated top line budget for FY […]