About | Contact | SUBMIT PRESS | Advertise | FAQ
Newsletters | Twitter |
HomeNewsArticlesExpertsDataJobsEDULBSEVENTSDIRBLOGSocialGeoJobs
Software | Webmaps | Submit Press | Utilities | Geo BIZ | iOS | Social Media | LBS | Webinars | LiDAR | Cloud  
advertisement

Top Geo News
Put Your News here! 
 

SEARCHING FOR a JOB?
GEOJOBS.biz

Rapidly Making Colorful Landsat-8 Imagery Composite with Free Advanced Image Stretching and Pan-sharpening Software from GeoSage - See more at: http://www.gisuser.com/content/view/30197/2/#sthash.36sxzlnJ.dpuf

Got news? TELL US...
submit press to GISuser

Social Connect




@GISuser

GISuser Sponsor


GISuser Videos


See also SpatialVideos Youtube

Recent Site Additions
GISuser Sponsor

GIS Job Opportunities
 

More at GeoJobs.BIZ!

GISuser Sponsor


Home arrow News arrow GeoINT, Homeland Security and GeoIntel arrow Army Establishes New Army Geospatial Center     

HOT JOB
post a GIS job * JOBS *  Mapper - Surveyor Contract / Geodesign Manager, Redlands
See more jobs on GeoJobs.Biz
Submit News/tips to press @gisuser.com
Army Establishes New Army Geospatial Center E-mail
Written by US Army   
03 March 2009

Headquarters, Department of the Army, approved the establishment of the U.S. Army Geospatial Center (AGC) today. The AGC, formerly known as the Engineer Research and Development Center's Topographic Engineering Center (TEC), will become a direct reporting center under the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).



ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The Army Geospatial Center will continue TEC's legacy of providing geospatial support and products to warfighters, but will expand its mission to support the Army's Battle Command Systems, facilitating dissemination of relevant geospatial information to every level across the dynamic battlefield environment.  Additionally, the center will coordinate, integrate, and synchronize geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army, as well as develop and field geospatial enterprise-enabled systems and capabilities to the Army and Department of Defense.

"This is a great opportunity for USACE to respond to a critical need for our Army," said Lieutenant General Robert Van Antwerp, Chief of Engineers. "Army leadership has asked us to step up to the plate and solve pressing geospatial problems that are negatively impacting our units' Battle Command."

"Multiple standards and conflicting policies equate to slowing our commanders' ability to act decisively within the complex operational environment," said Robert Burkhardt, AGC director and the Army's Geospatial Information Officer. "This reorganization allows us to focus entirely on the Army Geospatial Enterprise function-from policy to Warfighting. It also provides greater visibility for a geospatial enterprise across the Army and the Joint communities."

The AGC is now designated as the Army Knowledge Center for Geospatial Expertise, and will serve as a key enabler of the Army Geospatial Enterprise - an integrated system of technologies and processes that delivers a geospatial Common Operational Picture to the Warfighter.

armytec 

http://tec.army.mil/

 
< Prev   Next >

Submit Your GIS/Geo News/PR

blog comments powered by Disqus
Geo EDU Tip
To GISP or Not? What Does It Mean To You? 
HOT Devices
Video - Trimble Positions and the Geo Explorer 6000 XH
Social Media Tips
10 Map Services Your Business MUST Be Listed in
 
Featured Events
  • Geoint Symposium 2014 - The GEOINT 2013* Symposium takes place April 14-17, 2014 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida.
  • FOSS4G 2014 - Put on by OSGeo, FOSS4G is the international gathering of open source and geospatial tribes. Join us in Portland, Oregon, USA, Sept 8th-12th
  • LiDAR users and potential users take not of a webinar titled Making Money with the Speed of Light covering such topics as Basic growth strategies for 3D imaging business success
  • State of the Map US - April 12-13, Washington DC

 List Your Event Here 

THE GISuser Newsletter

See Recent edition
newsletter

subscribe GISuser

We won't share your address!
Sponsor

Popular Stuff!


GISuser Site Sponsor


GISuser HOT Spots!

android tools

Android Dev Tips

Partner Sites

lidar news
lbszone.com

amerisurv

symbianone

geojobs Geo jobs

A Spatial Media LLC property




Spatial Media, LLC ©2003 - 2013 All rights reserved / Privacy Statement