MAPS geosystems awarded $4.5 million Yemen digital mapping contract

MAPS geosystems awarded $4.5 million Yemen digital mapping contract

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10 April 2006: MAPS geosystems, a provider of Aerial Photography, Satellite Imagery and Geographic Data throughout the Middle East and Africa has been awarded a USD 4.5 million contract by the Presidential Office of the Republic of Yemen on March 26. The contract is to provide digital mapping of over 450,000 km², covering the entire territory of Yemen, including Socotra and the offshore islands. It involves aerial photography and digital processing of over 16,000 stereo models, including the production of a high grade Digital Terrain Model, and is to be to be completed in 13 months.