The IT Law Wiki

National Imagery and Mapping Agency

32,640pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share

Overview Edit

The National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA) was established in 1996[1] to manage imagery processing and dissemination previously undertaken by a number of separate agencies. NIMA provided timely, relevant and accurate imagery, imagery intelligence and geospatial information in support of national security objectives.

NIMA was renamed the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) by the FY2004 Defense Authorization Act.[2]

References Edit

  1. On October 1, 1996, the Defense Mapping Agency (DMA) was incorporated into NIMA.
  2. Pub. L. No. 108-136.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.