GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) 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 under the RDOG contract originally awarded in June 2009 and under GeoEye's Service Level Agreement with the NGA.
GeoEye's dissemination system provides users secure access to unclassified, high resolution imagery of an entire country over the web. The color imagery is acquired by the GeoEye-1 Earth-imaging satellite and then disseminated in near real-time to a wide spectrum of users, including forward-deployed U.S. military personnel, intelligence community personnel and DoD map production staff. The dissemination system is compliant with Open Geospatial Consortium standards for geospatial and location-based information and Web mapping services.
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GeoEye, Inc. is an international information services company serving government and commercial markets. The Company is recognized as one of the geospatial industry's high resolution imagery experts, delivering exceptional quality imagery products, services and solutions to customers around the world. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, the Company has 535 employees, as of December 31, 2009, dedicated to developing best-in-class geospatial information products and services. GeoEye is a public company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol GEOY. The Company provides support to academic institutions and non-governmental organizations through the GeoEye Foundation (http://www.geoeyefoundation.org). Additional information about GeoEye is available at www.geoeye.com.