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Tuesday, April 02, 2019

Palantir Army Intelligence System

Defense advances with data analysis, actions and reactons.

Palantir Wins Competition to Build Army Intelligence System 
The Washington Post
By Shane Harris

The U.S. Army has chosen Palantir Technologies to deploy a complex battlefield intelligence system for its soldiers, marking the first time the government has selected a Silicon Valley software company, as opposed to a traditional military contractor, to lead a defense program of record. The contract is potentially worth more than $800 million. In March 2018, the Army chose Palantir and Raytheon to compete for the next phase of the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A, for Army), which lets users gather and analyze information about enemy movements, terrain, and weather to create detailed maps and reports in real time. Unlike most Silicon Valley start-ups, Palantir believed from the start that its data analytics tools would find a willing market among U.S. spy agencies and the military, which are constantly trying to manage ever-expanding streams of information..... "

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