Palantir Technologies Inc. confirmed today it will support the United States Space Force and United States Air Force by giving its software to the critical missions of the Department of the Air Force (DAF), Space and Missile Systems Center’s Cross-Mission Ground and Communications Enterprise (SMC/ECX), and NORAD-NORTHCOM. This is a firm-fixed-price award adding up to $32.5 million.
Palantir and US Space Force’s New Venture
Palantir will convey and keep up Palantir as Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) platform to support SMC/ECX’s Space Command and Control program element, including operational users at both the National Space Defense Center and the Combined Space Operations Center. Branch of the Air Force’s Project Brown Heron will utilize Palantir to give the U.S. Aviation based armed forces senior leadership with a persistently improving operational preparation examination platform by coordinating different data sources from across the Service. This will improve the DAF’s availability in an assortment of mission-critical territories, cutting across authoritative and utilitarian silos.
Furthermore, Palantir will support NORAD-NORTHCOM’s Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) transformation, ingesting and modeling high-scale data to support complete and community oriented operational planning and execution. “I’m amped up for this organization and the work we are never helping to better data-driven dynamic to our leadership. Palantir’s technology and structure has really sped up our capacity to eliminate data smokestacks all through the local area and make noteworthy information,” said Col. Jennifer Krolikowski, the senior materiel pioneer for Space C2 at the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center.
Palantir has a long practice of giving bleeding edge technology to the nation’s military. It recently worked with the Space Force in 2020, with a one-year agreement to give a data spine to the space command and control modernization program, utilizing its Foundry software to help make a typical operating picture of space. “Our Nation’s Service Members merit the most ideal technology to win. It’s an honor to proceed with our work with the SMC as they convey mission critical capacity to the Service” said Doug Philippone, Palantir’s Global Defense Lead.