The Strategic Role of Neuquén in China’s Precision Strike Capabilities

Concerns about China’s Deep Space Station in Neuquén, Argentina, grew in April 2024 after U.S. warnings of potential military use. Argentine officials, with Chinese Embassy personnel, briefly inspected the site on 18 April 2024, finding no unusual activities and promoting cooperation. However, this visit and a 2019 one did not inspect a nearby calibration tower site, where satellite imagery shows possible equipment. The next day, China announced the PLA Aerospace Force, complicating efforts to link the Neuquén station, operated by the China Satellite Launch and Tracking Control Center, to military activities.

Reflecting on GEOINT and SOF Week 2024: A Pivotal Moment for Innovation and Partnerships

As specialists in analytic solutions and AI within the defense sector, we eagerly anticipate the annual gatherings at GEOINT and SOF Week—key events that set the stage for the year’s technological advancements and strategic partnerships. This year, both events surpassed our expectations, offering unprecedented opportunities to showcase our innovative solutions, engage with future talent, and deepen our connections within the global defense community.

DEF CON® RECAP: 3 Things 3GIMBALS Took Away From This Year’s Conference

DEF CON® is famous for its culture and subcultures—it provides something for everyone in the wide world of hacking. This year offered no shortage of characters, caricatures, professionals, “feds,” “goons,” and hackers. Between the villages, talks, demos, and car hacking station, three things were clear to us:

3GIMBALS Awarded Seven-Year $900 Million IDIQ Contract by NGA

3GIMBALS, the leading provider of intelligence, investigations, and information operations solutions, today announced the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) selected it as one of eight small businesses for the GEOINT Enterprise Operations Service and Solutions Program with Industry, Core Mission Operations (GEO-SPI B), an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. 3GIMBALS will compete for task orders worth up to $900 million over the seven-year contract period.


How did our actionable intelligence link the Maduro regime to Iran’s military? How do you find an at-large cartel leader in less than a week? How did we enable diplomats to confront China on its illegal activities in Latin America?

We’d love to chat with you at this year’s GEOINT conference in Aurora, Colorado. Visit us at Booth 1109.

April 24- 27, 2022