Aviation Mobile Apps and Kelly Technology win Innovative GEOINT challenge



Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: EGL) represented by Amanda Brownfield, senior vice president of the Intelligence Solutions Group, was joined by National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Robert Cardillo to announce the 2018 winners of the Innovative GEOINT Application Provider Program Grand Challenge, the company said.

Aviation Mobile Apps was awarded the USD 20,000 top prize for its Position Reporting app. Kelly Technology won the USD 5,000 runner-up award for Oceans Now.

The IGAPP Grand Challenge is an annual contest where IGAPP-approved app vendors participate in a two-month “hackathon,” building and delivering mobile apps addressing a variety of DOD-mission needs. In its third year, a record number of vendors vied for top place.

NGA´s IGAPP, conceptualized and provisioned by Engility, bridges the gap between NGA and private sector app developers. Engility acts as the trusted broker for mobile app procurement, and by delivering specific user needs of a demographic typically unavailable to private developers, removes barriers to entry without incurring any up-front development costs. Compared to a typical formal acquisitions model, meaningful apps are now delivered in months instead of years.

Engility´s Grand Challenge is announced two months prior to the annual GEOINT Symposium, and the announcement for Grand Challenge 2019 is scheduled for March 2019 available at IGAPP´s public website at https://igapp.com.

Engility, a USD 2 billion technology leader, has thousands of employees around the world working to make a difference. Our history of delivering results for the defense, federal civilian, intelligence and space industries spans more than 60 years. We provide-edge solutions and services on Earth, in space and across cyber by leveraging expertise in systems engineering & integration, high performance computing, cybersecurity, readiness & training, enterprise modernization and mission operations support. To learn more about us, visit www.engility.com.