Take Two for May 6, 2013

CA Congressman Duncan Hunter challenges Army's intel-gathering system

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A battle is brewing over a military computer system called Distributed Common Ground System, or DCGS.  

The Army insists it can help commanders piece together intelligence gathered from various sources and provide real-world help, but Marine-turned-Congressman Duncan Hunter (Rep-Calif.) disagrees. 

 

For more on this we're joined by reporter Austin Wright of Politico.


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