Alhaji Umar A. Ibrahim is a Technologist (Cartography/GIS/Remote Sensing) in the department of Geography, Nigerian Defence Academy and currently a M.Sc. candidate in the department. His mainline works includes mapping with special reference to operations and training maps. Along with these, his thoughts and experiences as a cartographer/GIS/Remote Sensing technologist have appeared in several military maps and general interest. He is happily married with children and grandchildren.