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Fighting on New Frontiers

November 21, 2019

The United States has already faced and defeated enemies both in and under cities. Across the Department of Defense (DoD), however, there’s an acknowledgment that what was once the exception might one day be the rule. And so, military leaders have begun laying a foundation on which to build a future fighting force that’s as ready to engage in urban and underground environments as it is in conventional domains. There’s just one thing they need to complete their mission: more and better geospatial intelligence (GEOINT), which is being developed thanks to forward-looking programs such as the Army’s One World Terrain (OWT) and the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s (DARPA) Subterranean (SubT) Challenge.

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