National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Report
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National GeospatialIntelligence Agency
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The
Intelligence
Community
• 16 agencies
• All fall under
ODNI
• Some also DoD
elements
• ODNI
established in
2004 as part of
IRTPA
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National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
NGA
Mission
Definition of GEOINT:
“The exploitation and
analysis of imagery and
geospatial information to
describe, assess, and
visually depict physical
features and geographically
referenced activities on the
Earth. GEOINT consists of
imagery, imagery
intelligence, and geospatial
information.”
GEOINT
To Provide Timely,
Relevant, and
Accurate GEOINT in
support of National
Security
Production Facility in Country X
Main Vehicle Production
Post-Flood July 200x
Intelligence
Agency
Production
Building
Storage
Buildings
Administration
Building
Imagery
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Imagery
Intelligence
Geospatial
Information
Combat Support
Agency
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Geospatial Intelligence
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WHAT IS GEOINT?
GEOINT is
composed
of
information
layers,
which
answer
such
questions
as…
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Where am I?
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Where are the friendlies?
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Where are the enemies?
When might they move?
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Where are the noncombatants?
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Where are the obstacles,
natural or man-made,
and how do I navigate
among them?
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What is the
environment?
What does it mean?
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What is the impact?
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WHAT IS GEOINT?
GEOINT is
composed
of
information
layers,
which
answer
such
questions
as…
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
Where am I?

Where are the friendlies?

Where are the enemies?
When might they move?

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Where are the noncombatants?

Where are the obstacles,
natural or man-made,
and how do I navigate
among them?
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What is the
environment?
What does it mean?

What is the impact?
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What’s the Big Picture?
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•GEOINT is part of an INTEL puzzle
• We operate in a Complex not
Conventional Environment
Conventional
TF 3-69 AR
Sniper Fire
Tanks
Baghdad Sector #26
Threat Attacks (Last 30 days)
MAR 03
Personalities
Artillery/Mortar Fire
Communications & Social Networks
Transportation
Imagery
MASINT Signatures
SOF
CIA
DIA
THT
HUMINT Reporting
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Tribal Boundaries/Activities
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A management
and force
protection
challenge
NGA Facilities
Bethesda
Washington
Navy Yard
Arnold
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St. Louis
Reston
New Campus East
Fort Belvoir
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Command NSTs
CENTCOM
PACOM
EUCOM
AFRICOM
NORTHCOM
SOUTHCOM
STRATCOM
TRANSCOM
SOCOM
JFCOM
International NSTs
I-NST Europe
I-NST Asia Pacific
Agency NSTs
CIA
NSA
DIA
DHS
NRO
Pentagon
FBI
State
DNI
Service NSTs
US Air Force
Reserves
US Army
NASIC
US Navy
NGIC
ONI
MCIA
US Marine Corps
Embedding analytic support with mission partners
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NGA
Global
Presence
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NGA Support Teams (NSTs)
– On-site representatives
– Forward presence of NGA capabilities
– Four types:
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Command NST
Service NST
National / Agency NST
International NST
NGA Reach-Back Teams
– NGA’s advocate to provide timely, relevant and
accurate GEOINT products & services
NGA
Support to
the Current
Force
– Support NST requirements; serve as the NST/
Office/ Directorate Advocate inside NGA
NGA Crisis Support
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NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
www.nga.mil
THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
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