National Geospacial Intelligence Agency

National Geospacial Intelligence Agency The agency also operates major facilities in the St. Louis, Missouri area, as well as support and liaison offices worldwide.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is both a combat support agency under the United States Department of Defense and an intelligence agency of the United States Intelligence Community, with the primary mission of collecting, analyzing, and distributing geospatial intelligence in support of national security. NGA was known as the National Imagery and Mapping Agency until 2003.NGA headquart

ers, also known as NGA Campus East, is located at Fort Belvoir in Springfield, Virginia. The NGA headquarters, at 2.3 million square feet, is the third-largest government building in the Washington metropolitan area after The Pentagon and the Ronald Reagan Building.In addition to using GEOINT for U.S. military and intelligence efforts, the NGA provides assistance during natural and man-made disasters, and security planning for major events such as the Olympic Games.HistoryU.S. mapping and charting efforts remained relatively unchanged until World War I, when aerial photography became a major contributor to battlefield intelligence. Using stereo viewers, photo-interpreters reviewed thousands of images. Many of these were of the same target at different angles and times, giving rise to what became modern imagery analysis and mapmaking.

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Springfield, VA

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Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 7pm
Sunday 7am - 6pm


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