August 29, 2006
NGA Deploys DMIGS to support FEMA hurricane Ernesto preparations
In support of FEMA's hurricane Ernesto preparations, theNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has deployed its newest geospatialintelligence mobile system. The Domestic Mobile Integrated Geospatial-Intelligence System or DMIGS is aself-contained vehicle custom built on a fire truck chassis that allows NGAanalysts to drive to a crisis location and provide on-the-spot geospatialintelligence analysis and products. Accordingn to the NGA, they tailored this mobile system to support homeland security missionsincluding responding to natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes orother catastrophic events.
Posted by Glenn Letham