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Geospatial Intelligence


Minimum Education Requirement:
high school diploma or GED with 15 college credits


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Career Description

Is it a bus, a street vendor or a tank about to attack? Those are the kinds of questions you'll face as a Geospatial Intelligence analyst. As the eyes of the intelligence community, you'll analyze intelligence imagery from satellites, remotely piloted vehicles and other sources in order to discern the mundane from the dangerous. You'll learn to focus on the details, as they are the difference between victory and defeat.

Career Tasks

  • Master the theory and application involved in interpreting radar, infrared and multispectral imagery
  • Assist reconnaissance aircrew members in planning, recovering and interpreting imagery from tactical aircraft
  • Prepare and present intelligence reports

Relevant Interests & Skills

  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Journalism


After eight and a half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Geospatial Intelligence technical training:

School location: Goodfellow AFB [TX]

Length of course: 100-110 days

College degree earned: Communications Applications Technology

College credits earned: 39