Palantir Secures $222M SOCOM Contract for Software Licenses, Support Services

software-engineeringPalantir Technologies has landed a $222 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Special Operations Command for the delivery of All Source Information Fusion software licenses and associated support services.

The Defense Department said Wednesday Palantir will provide ASIF licenses to support SOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.

SOCOM will obligate $5 million from fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance funds along with additional funding as it becomes available, DoD said.

DoD added the company will perform work in several locations within and outside the continental U.S. throughout the base year and three additional option years if exercised.

The contract is a sole-source award for analytics software that will work to support intelligence analysis and production, according to a FedBizOpps notice published March 14.

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