ARLINGTON, Va. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — June 10, 2013 — The Geospatial Management Office within the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS) has selected BAE Systems to provide geospatial imagery and analysis for real-time intelligence products. This award identifies BAE Systems as one of four prime contractors on DHS’s Remote Sensing Services to Support Incident Management and Homeland Security Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The ceiling value of all task orders to be released under the five-year IDIQ is $50 million.
BAE Systems’ intelligence experts will acquire, process and disseminate geospatial data and airborne imagery to produce high-resolution maps that reflect current environmental conditions. The data will be used to produce real-time intelligence products to support a variety of DHS missions, to include emergency management of natural and manmade disasters, and possibly security planning for special events. The geospatial intelligence products may also be used to assist public safety and law enforcement with tactical planning and incident response.
“Our imagery and analysis will provide a new level of situational awareness for first responders, helping them to manage emergencies and safely complete their missions,” said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security sector.
BAE Systems is strategically aligned with highly-qualified geospatial firms, universities and government agencies to develop geospatial intelligence products and solutions as part of its Geospatial Operation for a Secure Homeland – Awareness, Workflow, Knowledge (GOSHAWKTM) program. GOSHAWK develops hybrid teams of data providers, systems integrators and IT professionals capable of rapidly transforming geospatial data into actionable intelligence.
BAE Systems’ Intelligence & Security manages big data, informs big decisions, and supports big missions. BAE Systems delivers a broad range of services including IT, cyber operations and intelligence analysis to enable the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats. The company takes pride in supporting critical national security missions that protect the nation and those who serve.