United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Welcomes Eleven New Members

United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation Welcomes Eleven New Members

September 25, 2005

OAK HILL, Va. – The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) today welcomed nine additional new members, bringing the total number of sustaining members to more than 70. New sustaining members include Accenture, AeroVironment, Center for Geospatial Intelligence, Cisco Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, Core Software Technology, Juniper Networks, Sanborn, Simulyze, SPOT Image Corporation and Swales Aerospace.

The growing number of sustaining and individual members continues to reinforce the Foundation’s vital role as the forum for individuals, companies, and organizations that work in geospatial intelligence to come together for the benefit of the tradecraft. The addition of these new sustaining members continues USGIF’s trend of rapid growth that began when it launched in January 2004.

“The addition of these members adds tremendous value to our Foundation,” said K. Stuart Shea, chairman of the board of directors, USGIF. “Their leadership and progress in the geospatial tradecraft community reinforces USGIF’s mission of developing a stronger community of interest between Government, Industry, Academic, and Professional organizations and Individuals.”

The United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation is a Virginia-based nonstock, not-for-profit corporation. The Foundation is dedicated to promoting the geospatial intelligence tradecraft and developing a stronger community of interest between government, industry, academic and professional organizations and individuals who share a mission focus around the development and application of geospatial intelligence data and geo-processing resources to address national security objectives. For more information on the Foundation, visit www.usgif.org.

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