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British Army receives new geospatial intelligence capability

17th September 2013 - 12:33 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in London

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Lockheed Martin has delivered a new set of deployable geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) capabilities and services providing improved situational awareness for the British Army. 

The GEOINT capabilities have been developed by Lockheed Martin UK Information Systems & Global Solutions and its industry team, Team SOCRATES under the Future Deployable GEOINT (FDG) programme. 

FDG provides soldiers with field-deployable GEOINT exploitation and map production capabilities to support strategic to tactical level operations, enabling commanders to rapidly update their frontline troops with customised and digital GEOINT. 

The TIGAS (Tactical Information and Geospatial Analysis System) technology consolidates and enhances existing battlefield GEOINT capabilities and upgrades

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Joyce de Thouars

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Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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