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NGA works with industry to improve NGA capabilities and data that helps the U.S. military and public achieve its mission.

Getting Started with NGA

Boosting Innovative GEOINT Research Broad Agency Announcement (BIG-R BAA) 

The BIG-R BAA enables NGA to adopt phased approaches and use multiple contract instruments to target expertise, mitigate risk and create an innovative environment for developing new capabilities.

Commercial Initiative to Buy Operationally Responsive GEOINT (CIBORG)

Provides centralized, standardized, contractual access to emerging commercially-available imagery, data, analytical capabilities and services by using the GSA Schedule.

Commercial GEOINT Activities 

NGA’s Commercial GEOINT strategy focuses community efforts to complement existing imagery sources with access to non-traditional commercial data sets and geospatial analytic services.

eNGAge: The Geospatial Exchange 

Enables talent exchanges between industry and academia by to support current, future or projected mission requirements across the agency.


Tearline is a collaborative effort between NGA and expert nonprofit groups to produce open source intelligence.