VANTAGE DIB Interoperability

DCGS Integrated Backbone (DIB) is a catalog of imagery thumbnails and metadata that can be searched using temporal geospatial queries. SDL’s VANTAGE™ software enables users to publish NITF data, JPEG, or Microsoft Office® documents to the DIB to facilitate sharing ISR data across DCGS programs.


  • Publishes metadata and thumbnails (NITF)
  • Published data can be searched in the DIB
  • Sends selected full-resolution images in response to DIB searches
  • Enables removal of published data



Processing & Display Software

VANTAGE™ is SDL’s leading tactical imagery exploitation software suite.


Distributed Common Ground Station

SDL delivers customized ground stations, the modular VANTAGE™ software suite, and data link interface products to support the unique needs of the DoD’s DCGS programs for the Air Force, Navy, Army and Marine Corps.