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The U.S. Space Force’s Space Systems Command has unveiled a list of 18 contractors awarded a $900 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide Data Software Services in support of warfighters. 

The contractors include BAE Systems, Palantir USG, Oracle America, Raft, Agility Consulting and World Wide Technology, among others. The contractors will support the Secretary of the Air Force’s operational imperatives, with a focus on delivering resilient space order of battle and architectures, SSC said.

The award was evaluated based on which offerors provided the best value and focused on their commercial software solutions and their accreditation or ability to obtain one.

Space C2’s Data Software Services supports warfighters through a secure and configurable enterprise data management and operations software solution. Serving as a data layer, it manages data from numerous sources to enable application delivery, in-depth analysis and data-driven decision-making. Data Software Services also facilitates interconnection for users operating on multiple security levels across various networks.

The Space Systems Command, which has an $11 billion space acquisition budget for the Department of Defense, works with joint forces, industry, government agencies, and academic and allied organizations to manage the United States’ space launch ranges.