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The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has a responsibility to provide the products and services that decision makers, military service members, and first responders need, when they need it most. As a member of the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense, NGA supports a unique mission set. We are committed to acquiring, developing and maintaining the proper technology, people and processes that will enable overall mission success.

Geospatial intelligence, or GEOINT is the exploitation and analysis of imagery and geospatial information to describe, assess and visually depict physical features and geographically referenced activities on the Earth. GEOINT consists of imagery, imagery intelligence and geospatial information.

NGA does not sell or perform services for the public.

  • Aeronautical Charts and Publications

    The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation Division is responsible for the distribution of NGA aeronautical charts and Flight Information Publications.

  • CIA Maps and Publications Available to the General Public

    Maps and publications released through the Library of Congress from 1971 and through the National Technical Information Service since 1980 may be purchased from NTIS.

  • Custom Media

    NGA Custom Media fulfills tailored media requests for geospatial intelligence data to disadvantaged users.

  • Declassified Satellite Imagery

    Declassified satellite imagery (e.g., Corona, Argon and Lanyard) used in early mapping programs.

  • FalconView

    FalconView is a Windows mapping system that displays various types of maps and geographically referenced overlay.

  • GEOINT Basic Doctrine Publication 1.0

    Pub 1.0 provides decision makers and intelligence producers a basis for understanding GEOINT to help plan and execute their assigned missions.

  • GEOINT Professional Certification

    Information for GEOINT practitioners interested in the 11 credentials offered by the GPC Program.

  • GitHub

    GitHub is where over 65 million developers shape the future of software, together. View NGA's contributions to the open source community.

  • The Globe

    The Globe is NGA’s modern, secure web presence featuring integrated geospatial content, tools and services that provide insight into global events.

  • GPS and Earth Orientation Products

    GPS Division ensures the targeting and navigation grid (WGS84) is constantly realized in GPS for all users and meets National, DoD, and IC requirements.

  • Historical Imagery

    Historical maps and charts available to the public may be obtained from the Library of Congress and the National Archives Cartographic and Architectural Branch.

  • Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief

    To help humanitarian missions, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is providing online access to its unclassified geospatial intelligence products to lead federal agencies and their partners.

  • Map of the World

    Map of the World is an environment for GEOINT analysis and exploitation, providing access to foundation data, mission data and visualizations.

  • Maritime Safety Products and Services

    The Maritime Safety Office collects, evaluates and compiles worldwide marine navigation products and databases.

  • Military Ordering of NGA Products & Services

    All orders of NGA products and services from military units must be requested through the Defense Supply Center, Richmond.

  • Nautical Publications

    The U.S. Government Printing Office manages the public sale of NGA navigation publications.

  • GEOINT Services

    From development to deployment - Technology solutions for the Mission Today and Tomorrow. A collection of mission applications and developer tools.

  • NOME

    An NGA online capability where a community of screened users can edit existing content and contribute new features to maps throughout the world.

  • Print on Demand

    NGA Print on Demand files are high quality, print industry standard PDF files built upon military specifics.

  • Topographic Maps, Publications, and Digital Products

    The Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey is the distributor of public sale NGA topographic maps, publications and digital products.

  • U.S. Board on Geographic Names

    The Board on Geographic Names was established in 1890 by President Benjamin Harrison and reestablished in its present form in 1947 by Congress to standardize geographic name spellings throughout the federal government.

  • World Magnetic Model 2020

    The World Magnetic Model is the standard model used by DoD, NATO, and IHO for a wide range of positional and navigation systems.