BlackSky Wins $10 Million Follow-On Contract for High-Frequency Imagery Services with Asian Government Ally
Contract reflects growing demand and momentum in the international markets for high-frequency, dawn-to-dusk imagery and analytics
HERNDON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) was awarded a one-year $10 million contract to provide on-demand, real-time high-resolution imagery services to an international ministry of defense customer in Asia.
“BlackSky’s growing traction in international markets reflects strong global demand for high-frequency, dawn-to-dusk imagery and analytics,” said BlackSky Vice President of International Sales and Business Development Andy Stephenson. “This contract reflects a five-fold increase in capacity use over last year by this client as BlackSky’s on-demand imagery tasking with low-latency delivery has become an essential part of their daily operations, now and in the future.”
BlackSky’s quickly expanding international customer base is experiencing a new age of actionable intelligence for international governments, commercial customers, and non-governmental organizations.
“We deliver thousands of images and analytics every month to organizations worldwide, delivering transparency and insights into border crossings, nuclear and port facilities, and other economically critical infrastructure at scale,” Stephenson added.
BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. BlackSky delivers on-demand, high frequency imagery, monitoring and analytics of the most critical and strategic locations, economic assets, and events in the world.
BlackSky designs, owns and operates one of the industry’s leading low earth orbit small satellite constellations, optimized to capture imagery cost-efficiently where and when our customers need it. BlackSky’s Spectra AI software platform processes data from BlackSky’s constellation and from other third-party sensors to develop the critical insights and analytics that our customers require.
BlackSky is relied upon by U.S. and international government agencies, commercial businesses, and organizations around the world. BlackSky is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as BKSY. To learn more, visit www.blacksky.com and follow us on Twitter.
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Released October 25, 2022