Army Won't Quit With Lost-Cause Intel Software, Suit Says

Law360, Washington (July 1, 2016, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Palantir Technologies Inc. brought its promised Federal Claims bid protest case Thursday accusing the U.S. Army of improperly shutting commercial software companies out of an estimated $206 million intelligence software procurement only to double down on an existing, "ineffective" project. 

The Silicon Valley data analysis specialist accuses the Army of ignoring its troopers' needs in pressing forward with the Distributed Common Ground System, or DCGS-A, Increment 2 contract, with a structure built around developing such a system instead of buying a commercial version made by Palantir that already works.

"For over 15 years, the Army has spent approximately $6 billion trying...

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