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News Release

Commitment to Innovation and Technology on Display at GEOINT Symposium

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BOULDER, Colo., June 2, 2017 – For more than 60 years, Ball Aerospace has supported critical missions for the Department of Defense, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), NASA and other U.S. government and commercial entities. Ball demonstrates its innovative solutions that translate data into actionable intelligence at the GEOINT Symposium, in San Antonio, Texas, from June 5-7.

 

"Ball Aerospace is known in the industry for our commitment to advancing our nation’s intelligence capabilities through data exploitation," said Steve Smith, vice president and general manager, Systems Engineering Solutions. "We are leveraging our heritage of solutions with emerging technologies to draw deeper understanding from the data collected every minute of every day, ultimately protecting what matters most, our warfighters."

 

Visit Ball Aerospace at this year's GEOINT Symposium, Booth #1933
 

ScanEagle TotalSight 3D LIDAR: Ball’s real-time, full-motion Flash 3D LIDAR imaging systems provide warfighters and first responders with critical geolocation information that can be easily manipulated and shared while on the move. Ball can tailor the system to a wide range of mission objectives for a variety of operational platforms.
 

VizZen: Ball launches its new, powerful cloud-based software solution that maximizes customers’ current investments and manages data like never before. VizZen allows organizations to gather, understand and take action through the power of data visualization. Across any application, VizZen enables users to quickly and securely see more and do more with their data.

Scale: Scale provides the framework for algorithm development and cloud transition. Developed for the NGA, Scale can validate new data against historic resources while integrating, managing and monitoring algorithms, data and compute resources.
 

Data Collection and Analysis with Spire Global: Ball is collaborating on a data collection and analysis platform in the Arctic on behalf of the NGA to improve Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA).

Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.  We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely. For more information, visit www.ball.com/aerospace or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, food and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,450 people worldwide and 2016 net sales were $9.1 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

 

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Ball Aerospace Media Contact: Jackie Berger
(703) 284-5412, jberger@ball.com

 

Investor Relations: Ann Scott
(303) 460-3537, ascott@ball.com

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