DigitalGlobe plans to bid for NGA’s EnhancedView contract follow-on

08 December 2017

Key Points

  • DigitalGlobe plans to compete for the follow-on to its 2010 EnhancedView contract award
  • Planet and Airbus could be competitors

DigitalGlobe plans to compete for the follow-on programme to its US National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) EnhancedView contract when it opens to bids in 2020.

“We’re quite confident of the ability for DigitalGlobe to continue to provide the sort of foundational imagery that we provide to the US government,” DigitalGlobe executive vice-president and chief technology officer Walter Scott told Jane’s on 6 December at the Space Commerce Conference and Exposition (SpaceCom) in Houston, Texas.

NGA in 2010 awarded DigitalGlobe a USD3.5 billion contract with a period of performance of 10 years if all options were exercised, according to a company statement.

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