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Court orders re-start on US Army data management

10th November 2016 - 11:39 GMT | by Scott Gourley in California


Plans to combine US Army intelligence software and hardware capabilities into one programme have hit a bump in the road.

The Army’s Distributed Common Ground System – Army Increment 2 (DCGS-A2) is being held up by a lawsuit from commercial systems provider Palantir.

A ruling by the US Court of Federal Claims in late-October ruling, means the Army is barred the Army from awarding the DCGS-A2 contract and ordered it to restart the process of evaluating available technology.

The company believes that the US Army’s rejection of a commercial solution for the Increment 2 programme in July 2015 and

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Scott Gourley


Scott Gourley

Scott Gourley is a US-based writer on defence and security issues. A former US Army …

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