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Resources

The resources below provide information and reports on NGA's various policies and programs; as well as resources for you to explore technical content.

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) does not sell or perform services for the public. Those products and services that are available to the public can be obtained from the following sources:

Products & Services

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

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

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NGA's Custom Media Generation Team fulfills tailored media requests for geospatial intelligence data.

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

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

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

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Foundation GEOINT Standards (FGS) Data Production Specification (DPS) is a highly specialized website utilized by GEOINT professionals for entity extraction and standard map product information.

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

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Historical maps and charts available to the public.

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

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

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

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The user interface for geospatial exploration, discovery and access is provided using the commercial software component, Net-Centric Geospatial-Intelligence Discovery Services (NGDS) Client.

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

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

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The Board on Geographic Names (BGN) 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.

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

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