The US Government has asked the Court of Federal Claims to give the Department of Defence 120 days "to reconsider certain aspects of the challenged agency decision" that awarded a US$10 billion Pentagon cloud deal to Microsoft in October 2019.
The US Department of Defence has awarded a US$10 billion 10-year cloud deal to Microsoft ahead of Amazon, with the latter firm having been favoured to get the contract. The contract runs until 24 October 2029.
Former US defence secretary Jim Mattis met Amazon chief Jeff Bezos in August 2017 emails obtained by The Wall Street Journal show, raising questions over the company's bid for a massive Defence contract worth US$10 billion.
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