Innovative Geospatial-Information Technologies To Support Warfighters Needs

TanDEM-X: A New Era Of Global Digital Elevation Data Provision

Date: Issue 33 - February 2012

With the most recent and upcoming high resolution radar and optical spatial sensors and missions in Europe, the future for commercial GEO-Information Services to meet warfighters´ needs in operations is very promising. The world in 3D, a void-free and reliable elevation model with a relative vertical accuracy of better than 2 m will be available soon. Very high resolution commercial geospatial products and services meeting requirements across the ISR-value chain will become reality.