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Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) is the newest way AWS serves our DoD customers

Read more about JWCC and gain access to AWS expertise and Amazon Web Services from wherever your mission takes you.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a global infrastructure and secure, scalable, and mission-focused solutions that helps the Department of Defense (DoD) meet mission, drive efficiencies, increase innovation, and secure critical workloads.

At AWS, we focus on our customers and what their mission demands, letting that define and guide our efforts. The AWS Cloud is uniquely positioned to provide scalable solutions to DoD customers, whether through tactical edge solutions, DevSecOps, artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), high performance computing (HPC), or other capabilities. DoD customers can also work with our AWS Partner Network (APN) to build solutions. The APN provides an extensive community of partner companies that offer solutions in areas such as software, developer tools, and consulting expertise to help deploy and manage mission-critical workloads in the AWS Cloud.
 

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How AWS can help your mission

Rapid and secure mission delivery and cybersecurity

To outpace our adversaries, warfighters need modern software—innovations to meet changes in the environment and that meet shifting battlefield priorities, rapidly and securely. This same software needs to work reliably, even as it modernizes—and without vulnerability to cyberattack. AWS helps you get there with landing zones, infrastructure as code, and DevSecOps architectural guidance. 

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Evolve Command and Control with the cloud

As the U.S. Military moves to embrace Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), AWS is uniquely positioned to deliver reliable cloud capability.

We’re supporting mission success for the DoD across the Mission Partner Environment—the framework enabling command and control across the full range of military operations.

AWS is supporting each service’s JADC2 initiative, including recently participating in testing edge computing capabilities for the Air Force’s Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS).

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U.S. Navy deploys DevSecOps environment in AWS Secret Region ›

Balancing limited resources with the need for agility and innovation, the U.S. Navy turned to AWS to develop a DevSecOps pipeline—one of the first classified Cloud Software Development pipelines built out for the military.

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U.S. Navy deploys DevSecOps environment in AWS Secret Region ›

Balancing limited resources with the need for agility and innovation, the U.S. Navy turned to AWS to develop a DevSecOps pipeline—one of the first classified Cloud Software Development pipelines built out for the military.

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AWS Snowblade for U.S Department of Defense Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract customers

Extend the AWS Cloud to the tactical edge

AWS Snowblade provides AWS compute, storage, and other hybrid services in remote locations, including Denied, Disrupted, Intermittent, and Limited (DDIL) environments. AWS Snowblade is the first AWS Snow Family device that meets US Military Ruggedization Standards (MIL-STD-810H), enabling defense customers to run their operations in edge locations that can be subject to extreme temperatures, vibrations, and shocks. With support for 208 vCPU in a portable, compact 5U, half-rack width form-factor, AWS Snowblade is the densest compute device of the AWS Snow Family allowing customers to run demanding workloads in space, weight, and power (SWaP) constrained edge locations.

For more information, visit the JWCC portal.

AWS Modular Data Center for U.S. Department of Defense Joint Warfighting Cloud Capability (JWCC) contract customers

Run low-latency applications in infrastructure-limited environments

AWS Modular Data Center allows the DoD to deploy self-contained data centers with built-in AWS infrastructure to locations with limited infrastructure. It supports both AWS Outposts racks or AWS Snow Family, and can be scaled through the deployment of additional modular data center units. AWS Modular Data Center reduces the time and resources it takes to build data centers for large-scale missions at the tactical edge.

For more information, visit the JWCC portal.

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