Defense and Intelligence Solutions

Augment national intelligence with commercial geospatial intelligence (GEOINT)

Solving national security challenges

Confronted with heightened national security challenges, military and intelligence organizations must source, ingest, process and analyze more data than ever before. Existing methods are often resource- and technology-intensive—costing time, money and potentially lives.

Disruptive technologies, reliable results

Quickly understand ground conditions and deploy resources with superior GEOINT from Maxar's commercial imagery, analytics and expertise. More than 50 governments partner with us to modernize their intelligence programs and address complex strategic and tactical requirements.

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Superior intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities for persistent global monitoring and situational awareness


order of battle, mapping, disaster, force protection, exercises, direct action


crimes against humanity, insurgency, terrorism


border security, treaty verification, criminal activity, maritime domain awareness


critical infrastructure, military activity


border security, treaty verification, criminal activity, maritime domain awareness


bomb and battle damage, critical infrastructure, military strength


humanitarian and disaster response (HADR)

Earth intelligence capabilities

Our industry-leading imagery, geospatial analytics and expertise provide a strategic and tactical edge from increased situational awareness, superior planning, technically accurate assessments, and actionable intelligence.


The premier Earth imaging constellation

Gain immediate, web-based access to the highest quality commercial satellite imagery and analytics you need, when you need it, anywhere on Earth.


Get simple, secure online access to recent and archive satellite imagery with the highest resolution and accuracy commercially available.

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Rapid Access Program

Provides online access to a virtual ground system that gives you control of imagery collections for time-sensitive missions.

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Direct Access Program

An elite imagery program that provides direct satellite tasking for real-time imagery acquisition and downlink.

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Shortwave infrared imagery (SWIR)

See and extract information from beyond the visible spectrum with SWIR imagery.

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Sourcing the right data

The explosion of geospatial data from a vast range of sensors can be debilitating. Maxar alleviates the burdensome step of deciphering relevancy—making multisource collection, management, discovery and access easy.

Constellation modeling and mission management

Maximize your complex array of satellite systems with constellation management solutions that optimize your view from space.

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Tactical remote ground terminals

Get real-time, in-theater access to space-based and airborne sensors—even in locations with low bandwidth and sparse communications.

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GEOINT processing, cataloging, discovery and access

Assure mission success with cutting-edge, cloud-native capabilities that efficiently catalog, discover and access your GEOINT.

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Data enrichment for trusted insights

Your analysis is only as good as the data that feeds it. Maxar harnesses the latest advancements in image processing, automation and crowdsourcing to enrich and transform raw data into applicable, trustworthy GEOINT.

Sensor data enrichment

Get the most out of your data investment by overcoming raw data limitations like image resolution, accuracy and more.

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Land classification

Harness a range of land use land cover (LULC) options that meet your requirements for spatial resolution, accuracy, timeline and budget.

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Persistent change detection

Quickly and effectively focus your analysis on the areas of important change to enhance and accelerate intelligence outputs.

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Automated feature extraction and object detection

Take advantage of machine learning, computer vision, and pattern analysis technologies for monitoring discrete locations or looking for objects and object detection.

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Foundational GEOINT production

Plan and execute critical missions more effectively. Maxar enhances traditional production methods by applying automation and crowdsourcing to process imagery, map features and enrich data for more complete and accurate GEOINT.

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Advanced analytics for complex missions

Traditional only gets you so far these days. By leveraging artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data analytics and advanced tradecraft, Maxar tools reveal useful patterns within massive amounts of data to derive new insights.

Interactive mission planning

Create reliable scaled analytic outputs for your elevation models, topographic data, and oceanographic analyses with powerful cloud computing.

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Immersive 3D Geospatial Data Visualization

In-depth area knowledge and enhanced situational awareness without ever putting boots on the ground

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Predictive analytics

Identify warning signs, accelerate decisions, and improve response times by focusing scarce resources to areas of the greatest intelligence value.

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Advanced tradecraft and agile intelligence

Tap into the enhanced situational context provided by agile teams that address the operational tempo of today’s threat profile through data, multi-disciplinary expertise, and tools.

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Vessel Detection Service (VDS)

Detect all vessels in your area of interest regardless of AIS. Maxar provides unrivaled maritime monitoring and analysis to identify suspicious activity and determine good actors from dark targets.

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Earth observation and monitoring

Maxar has decades of experience designing, building, and operating the most sophisticated commercial Earth observation satellites. With flexible spacecraft, leading modeling software, and systems integration expertise, Maxar is a trusted partner for critical missions.

WorldView Legion

Our next-generation constellation, WorldView Legion, will revisit the most rapidly changing areas on Earth more than 15 times per day, tripling our 30 cm class capacity and drastically increasing coverage of high-interest areas.

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Legion X

Maxar offers select strategic partners flexible ownership and access to our next-generation WorldView Legion satellites.

Put Earth intelligence to work for you

See how our Earth intelligence solutions can help you tackle your national security objectives.

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