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US Army Awards $876M 10-year Term Contract For Battlefield Intelligence System Requirements

The US Army has awarded $876 million contract to Raytheon and Palantir Technologies to help address battlefield intelligence system requirements for the service branch’s Distributed Common Ground System, the Defense Department said Thursday.

DCGS is a system-of-systems built to help commanders gather and disseminate intelligence data to warfighters in real time.

The contract for the DCGS-Army Capability Drop 1program requires an integrated hardware and software platform designed to support training, security, usability, interoperability and data management functions, the statement says.

Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 8, 2028. 

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