Five bidders are in the running for a giant contract to build a new data center in Utah for the National Security Agency, a group that was whittled down from an initial 12, the Associated Press reported.

The five bidders are on a short list to build a $1.7 billion data center, which will serve as the information headquarters for the NSA. The data center, to be built on the National Guard’s Camp Williams, will be used to combat cyberwarfare, NSA Deputy Director Glenn Gaffney said at a news conference announcing the project in October.

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