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Northrop Grumman Introduces New Geospatial Data Appliance For Defense And Intelligence Operations

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by Staff Writers
Mclean VA (SPX) Oct 23, 2007
Northrop Grumman has added a new product to its suite of geospatial applications that will benefit U.S. defense and intelligence agencies and their international allies. The Commercial Joint Mapping Toolkit (CJMTK) Geospatial Appliance provides users with new ways of accessing National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) unclassified domestic and international products. The CJMTK Geospatial Appliance combines NGA products with commercial software, providing application-ready data for developers and end users of geospatial information.

This enables access to a complete set of worldwide geospatial information used for supporting command and control, emergency operations, humanitarian assistance, conflict resolution, intelligence and special operations, and other defense-related activities.

Northrop Grumman's Information Technology (IT) sector is the prime contractor for the NGA's Commercial Joint Mapping Toolkit program. CJMTK is a comprehensive toolkit of software components for the management, analysis and visualization of map and map-related information. The toolkit leverages the technical benefits and economies of scale of commercially-based geospatial applications with common, services-based software architectures. The CJMTK program constitutes government and industry collaboration providing full life-cycle management to mission application developers through 2014.

"The CJMTK Geospatial Appliance will provide the necessary geospatial components for building command and control applications that are critical to national security," said Brett Cameron, Northrop Grumman's CJMTK program manager. "This new solution will benefit existing users of CJMTK applications as well as new users that require sophisticated geospatial data that can be quickly deployed to international locations."

The CJMTK Geospatial Appliance features two versions: a ruggedized deployable server that can support 50 users at one time and a configurable server that can support up to 300 users at once. The product includes content management tools, maintenance, data and software update services, and a portfolio of geospatial data over global, strategic, operational and tactical base maps.

The CJMTK Geospatial Appliance was developed in conjunction with the Environmental Systems Research Institute (ESRI), Inc. and includes ArcGIS Server and desktop products, custom applications and ESRI commercial data.

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