TAG: U.S. Navy

NASA program aids with disaster relief efforts

July 25, 2019By
Researchers at the NASA Disasters Program use satellite imagery to create maps to show where damage from a natural disaster has taken place. (Photo: Allison Barwacz)

Satellite imagery and mapping have proven to be critical technologies when it comes to disaster relief efforts. The NASA Earth Science Disasters Program has harnessed these technologies to help communities and governments recover from natural disasters like earthquakes, hurricanes and more. “[The goal of the program is to] try to prevent natural disasters or limit their impact and also help... read more

Esri cosponsors HACKtheMACHINE for U.S. Navy

September 20, 2018By
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Esri cosponsored HACKtheMACHINE, the United States Navy’s Digital Experience presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command, which took place Sept. 21–23 in Seattle. The Naval Sea Systems Command hosted the event to drive the development of innovative digital capabilities that will help the navy protect the sea, air, space and subsurface domains in the 21st century. The Seattle event connected developers to... read more

U.S. Navy awards defense contract to Esri for support services

August 2, 2016By

SeapPort-e, the U.S. Navy’s electronic platform for acquiring support services, has awarded Esri a defense contract for its geographic information system (GIS) technology services. SeaPort-e provides a standardized, efficient means of soliciting services and support from businesses small and large. This indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract simplifies the acquisition process for the federal government by facilitating multiple task orders for... read more

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