Is Esri, the Redlands-based GIS company, part of the military-intelligence sector?
The Esri booth at a recent GEOINT convention, next to major mil-intel contractors (MIC) such as SAIC. (Picture by Tim Shorrock.)
“We have successfully collaborated with the NGA for more than two decades,” said Dangermond.
And here is their press release saying what they will present at GEOINT 2011 which includes the following statements:
ArcGIS technology from Esri turns intelligence data into geographic knowledge that informs decision making for a wide range of missions…”Esri’s geospatial technology is uniquely qualified to handle many forms of intelligence such as data from satellite imagery and information collected using handheld devices,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri president.
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