Navy issues RFI for GEOINT data processing capabilities

GEOINT drawing The Naval Special Warfare Command is looking for desktop, server-based and portal software products that can enable the Command’s analysts to process raw data and produced tailored geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) products through mapping and spatial analysis of geographic information.

In a sources sought document it published on March 21, the U.S. Special Operations Command, on behalf of NSWC, announced it was soliciting market information from companies with the following capabilities:

Data provision services – particularly publishing map visualization services, and geoprocessing services via Web browser tolls and Google Earth.

Data processing services – servers that can permit computationally intensive functions within software products that can be performed on server processors.

Data processing automation – Programming that supports analyst functions, reduces training requirements, supports better standardization of workflows, and shortens processing time.

Database support – Provide the capability to manage geospatial data in spatially enabled databases.

Responses to the RFI from interested companies are due by April 4, says the notice.

Further information is available from Kristen Smith, a contract specialist, at