NGA seeks CADRG sources

On November 26, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) posted a request for information on data conversion to CADRG. Responses are due by 10:00 a.m. Central on December 30.

NGA, in support of the NGA Source Office, is seeking information on a contract requirement for data conversion of maps and charts to Compressed Arc Digitized Raster Graphics (CADRG), Enhanced Compressed Raster Graphics (ECRG), and Geo-referenced Portable Document Format (GeoPDF) digital files.

The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to probe industry to identify interested sources and to gain information on practices and capabilities that could increase efficiencies for NGA’s CADRG requirements.

NGA has a mission-critical need for the formatting of aeronautical Navigation and Planning (NAVPLAN), topographic, city and other maps and charts into geo-referenced PDF, and military specification Compressed ARC Digitized Raster Graphics (CADRG) and Enhanced Compressed Raster Graphics (ECRG). CADRG and ECRG are seamless raster maps that are used extensively for mission planning, moving map displays, and other purposes. ECRG is a higher-resolution version with a separate performance specification. Geo-referenced PDF extends the Adobe PDF format to allow location information to be viewed with the map display.

Full information is available here.

Source: SAM