NGA seeks satellite imagery anti-virus
The U.S. Army wants to screen the vast quantities of commercial imagery that its computers process for viruses. [...]
The US Army is the world’s most powerful conventional force and had extensive military means at its disposal, from M1 Abrams tanks to Apache helicopters and Gray Eagle reconnaissance drones, as well as a million soldiers.
Having successively acquired Jane’s Information Group in 2007, and the Lloyds Register of Shipping in 2009, the U.S. group I.H.S. has become a vital partner to intelligence services and civil defence agencies. Capitalising on the sum of information that it [. [...]