Silicon Valley technology company Palantir plans to sue the Army, claiming that the military service has shown bias against off-the-shelf products in its solicitation for a $206 million intelligence IT contract.
The Coast Guard still has some trouble with major budgetary decisions, namely ones that determine whether the service has the right resources to meet the right mission at the right time, the Government Accountability Office said. And its plan to update and rebuild its aging fleet is also out of date.
The 2017 defense authorization bill now has a provision requiring women to sign up for selective service.
The Coast Guard decided to implement Ozone Widget Framework architecture into its existing WatchKeeper systems to improve communication and data transfer between the Coast Guard and its partners.
The Army says hard-won lessons on the battlefield have taught it that stovepiped IT systems have no place in the business of intelligence collection and sharing. It also acknowledges that enforcing a single set of common standards comes with some tradeoffs.
There are some rather staggering numbers coming out of the war in Iraq. Four thousand soldiers killed in action, more than 34,000 wounded – and only six considered worthy of the nation’s highest military award,…