Geospatial Cloud Computing Aids in Monitoring North Korea
North Korean Military Facilities Monitored Remotely by AllSource Analysis
AllSource Analysis Inc. has been awarded a $1.956 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). The one-year contract supports the NGA’s Anything-as-a-Service (XaaS) program, which focuses on expanding the use of cloud computing to procure services.
Based in Longmont, Colo., AllSource is providing a cost-effective and integrated approach to develop military-related GEOINT data sets specifically for North Korea. The NGA project leverages AllSource’s expertise in analyzing remote sensing imagery and other geospatial data to detect specific types of objects and report on changes in features and patterns.
For this project, AllSource partnered with Maxar Technologies. Maxar will enable persistent facility monitoring by applying its change detection capabilities to imagery. The combination of the AllSource Network of Analysts and the technology and tools of Maxar will provide NGA with value-added GEOINT knowledge and information.