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September 2002 Intelligence News

  • INTELLIGENCE LAPSE VOA 30 Sept 2002-- The nation heard testimony before a joint House-Senate intelligence committee last week on how the U-S was unable to detect last September's terrorist attacks. Both the F-B-I and the Central Intelligence Agency received criticism for failing to correctly piece together information before the attack. Now the nation's press is weighing in on the issue.
  • Airborne surveillance system keeps security forces safe Washington File 30 Sept 2002-- Deployed security forces supporting Operation Enduring Freedom can now see beyond base perimeters and visually assess detected threats quicker thanks to the latest in unmanned aerial vehicle technology.
  • Joint STARS testing takes off from Edwards AFPN 27 Sept 2002-- The Air Force's Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft, known as Joint STARS, is becoming a familiar site on the runway here.
  • Army Exhibits Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle AFPS 24 Sept 2002-- The war in Afghanistan has proven the abilities of military unmanned aerial vehicles. The Army showed off its newest UAV at a static display at the Pentagon Sept. 24.
  • Armitage Points to Dramatic Bilateral Intelligence Improvements Washington File 19 Sept 2002-- Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage told members of Congress September 19 that there have been dramatic improvements in bilateral intelligence collection and sharing since last September's terrorist attacks on the United States.
  • Contract Awarded to Vought/Alliant Techsystems Team for Fabrication of Enhanced Global Hawk Wing Northrop Grumman 16 Sep 2002 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE:NOC) Integrated Systems sector has awarded a major subcontract to the team of Vought Aircraft Industries and Alliant Techsystems (ATK) for fabrication of an enhanced wing for the Global Hawk unmanned reconnaissance system.
  • Boeing Autometric Brings Imagery Cataloging Software to Desktop Computers Boeing 12 Sep 2002 -- Boeing Autometric, a global leader in geospatial information and technology solutions, has brought the ability to catalog and retrieve billions of pixels of geographic imagery to the desktop computer. Boeing Autometric is a unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, a part of The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA].
  • DARPA Combating Information Overload AFPS 09 Sep 2002-- In the civilian world, it's called "information overload."
  • Boeing Autometric's New Release of Softplotter Speeds Map Data Retrieval Boeing 04 Sep 2002 -- Critical information from maps and charts can be obtained more rapidly with Softplotter® 4.0, the latest version of Boeing Autometric's high-end photogrammetric software toolkit. Boeing Autometric, a global leader in geospatial information and technology solutions, is a unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, a part of The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA].
  • Boeing Autometric Mapping Software Providing Commercial Satellite Imagery for DoD Missions Boeing 04 Sep 2002 -- Imagery generated by DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite will be transformed by Boeing Autometric's high-end photogrammetric software toolkit, Softplotter®, in order to support mapping and intelligence missions performed for the Department of Defense, it was announced recently. Boeing Autometric, a global leader in geospatial information and technology solutions, is a unit of Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, a part of The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA].
  • Boeing Receives Contract For UAV Advanced Propulsion System Boeing 03 Sep 2002 -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Boeing [NYSE:BA] a contract to design a fuel cell-based propulsion system for an ultra long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle.



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