The NRO (National Reconnaissance Office) is still under the careful [...]
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Criticized by other US intelligence services, the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency is banking on the Map of the World and Globe programmes to save it.
Since the shrinking budgets of the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) can no longer support the industry alone, the Obama administration has gradually lifted the barriers forbidding foreign exports of US-built military satellites and very [.
In a bid to reduce costs, the NRO has opened up the spy satellite launch marketplace to competition from a new private operator.
Unlike other players in the sector, the satellite imagery company Skybox, which has raised investment capital of $91 million (€70.3 [...]