Ukraine, United States
Analygence boosts USAID's soft power in Ukraine
The US firm Analygence is quietly working for USAID in Ukraine, mostly on the US development agency's procurement.
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The country's cyberdefence capacities, embryonic when they were launched in 2021, have since evolved with the help of Western allies. Yet now, the Ukrainian government wants more control.
The prevalence of drones and guided missiles on the Ukrainian front has heightened the importance of electronic warfare weapons in the conflict, with both sides working to perfect their technology. For Kyiv, this has meant developing crucial partnerships with its allies, as Intelligence Online was able to observe on the ground.
With the Russian winter offensive imminent, Ukraine is deploying new SAR imagery tools.
From SIGINT to GEOINT and OSINT and a dose of cyber, each Thursday we report on events both big and small that matter in the community of technical intelligence providers.
The US not-for-profit organisation CRDF is continuing in its tradition of helping the US Department of Defense in the post-Soviet states. In Kyiv, it has helped shape and assist a dense network of Ukrainian security players, providing help in key strategic areas.
The cyber troops deployed by the Ukrainian president for the country's 30 years of independence in August have no commander as yet even as Kyiv's Western partners continue to offer generous levers for its cyber tools and Russia tries to impose its own red lines.