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DGI 2017: Asia GEOINT requirements increase

27th January 2017 - 03:00 GMT | by Tim Fish in London

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The need for more geointelligence (GEOINT) capability in Asia-Pacific (APAC) is rising as the region’s impact on the world grows.

GEOINT is also the best way to conquer the ‘tyranny of distance’ according to Dennis Bowerman, GEOINT mission manager for US Pacific Command (PACOM) with the US National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA).

Speaking at the Defence Geospatial Intelligence conference in London on 25 January, he said that threats in the APAC region are increasing and that this will have a growing influence at a global level.

He believes the potential threats and challenges in the region can be

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Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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