NGA pushes back BIG-R BAA release date again
On January 17, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency posted an update on its Boosting Innovative GEOINT – Research, Broad Agency Announcement (NGA BIG-R BAA). The timeline for release has been postponed from January to February, 2019.
This Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) will be a follow-on BAA to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGAs) Boosting Innovative GEOINT BAA (BIG BAA, HM0476-16-BAA-0001) that expires on 07 December 2018. Per this new, BIG-R BAA, NGA intends to post new Topics as Amendments to this BAA seeking path-breaking research and innovative techniques to advance the GEOINT mission. This BAA is focused on new ways of doing business in order to meet unexpected and emergent requirements of the dynamic world we live in and anticipate tomorrow’s unknown challenges while maintaining technical supremacy over adversarial challenges.
Specifically, NGA is seeking ideas and techniques that make the biggest change and promote moving the Agency forward for providing geospatial awareness, understanding and insights across the all domains – land, air, sea, space and cyber. It is anticipated that the new BAA, NGA BIG-R BAA, will be published to FBO during the month of February 2019.
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