The Defense Department Inspector General’s office sought to clear up confusion regarding its review of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure contract Tuesday, offering reporters a public statement days after Defense officials referenced the IG in statements to the press.
The IG is reviewing complaints about JEDI from multiple sources, including a referral months ago from the Defense Department.
“The DoD OIG has assembled a multidisciplinary team of auditors, investigators, and attorneys to review matters related to the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure Cloud program that were referred to us by members of Congress and through the DoD Hotline,” said Dwrena Allen, spokesperson for the Defense Department OIG. “We are reviewing the DoD’s handing of the JEDI cloud acquisition, including the development of requirements and the request for proposal process. In addition, we are investigating whether current or former DoD officials committed misconduct relating to the JEDI acquisition, such as whether any had any conflicts of interest related to their involvement in the acquisition process.”
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