Geospatial mapping captures high-resolution photographic imagery and constructs maps of the landscape. As an application of GEOINT, or geospatial intelligence, the electro-optical imagery is used to update outdated maps and provide the most current look at the landscape. Imagery captured for geospatial mapping may be taken from directly overhead or off-nadir. Through orthorectification, imagery captured for geospatial mapping is adjusted for planimetric accuracy, modifying the image for the tilted perspective of the camera as well as the foreshortening of the terrain.


Using GEOINT and combining it with other ISR solutions allows IMSAR systems to perform multiple applications in a variety of industries. Typical uses for IMSAR’s ISR solutions can include:

  • Intelligence Gathering
  • Pipeline Monitoring
  • Monitoring Mining Operations
  • Force Protection
  • Military Surveillance
  • Landslide Monitoring
  • Border Security
  • Reconnaissance Missions
  • Monitoring Construction Sites
  • Navigation


IMSAR systems that are capable of performing GEO-Mapping are available in a variety of configurations that are designed for easy integration onto manned or unmanned aircraft. The following configurations can be used for IR missions:

  • NSP-5 EO/IR

For more information about Geo-Mapping and other products, contact us by e-mail at or call IMSAR sales at 801.798.8440.



Geospatial mapping is a mode of electro-optical imaging which captures high-resolution, photographic stills which are then orthorectified and stitched together. This capability is used for updating outdated maps or creating entirely new maps.


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