Microsoft for Defence and Intelligence

Microsoft helps defence and intelligence agencies advance their missions to promote stability and security for residents, nations and multinational alliances.

Microsoft defence and intelligence technology solutions

Empowering militaries. Improving operations. Protecting national security.

Modernise environments

Create more flexible, secure and intelligent workplaces and facilities.

Secure infrastructure

Help ensure compliance using a secure hybrid cloud infrastructure.

Protect information domain

Help protect collaborative workspaces, data and apps, and grow cybersecurity competencies.

Optimise operations

Use data and AI to underpin readiness and operations to meet national security objectives.

Modernise environments

Secure remote access

Give personnel the right information at the right time across operational environments.

Improve resource management

Link siloed data and modernise legacy systems for better human resources and resource management.

Modernise facilities

Leverage digital capabilities to modernise the management of buildings, ranges and facilities.

Partners who bring it together

Products that make it happen

Secure infrastructure

5G and space connectivity

Facilitate operations from headquarters to the tactical edge with new 5G and space innovations.

Hyperscale cloud

Modernise legacy systems with hyperscale cloud for cost-effective and right-sized infrastructure.

Tactical edge

Enable service members at the tactical edge with data, analytics and collaborative technology.

Partners who bring it together

Products that make it happen

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Azure Stack Portfolio
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Azure Arc
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Microsoft 365 Enterprise Mobility Security
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Azure Stack Edge

Modernise security operations

Help protect military data shared across defence and intelligence networks from cyberthreats.

Zero Trust

Help defend the integrity of mission logistics against advanced threats with cybersecurity.

Train teams

Provide remote and advanced training and solutions for teams in cybersecurity operations centres.

Partners who bring it together

Products that make it happen

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Microsoft Defender Antivirus
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Microsoft Sentinel
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Azure Security Centre
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Microsoft 365 Enterprise Mobility and Security

Optimise operations

Interagency collaboration

Share critical information across military services and multinational coalitions.

Enhance command and control

Compile information into a shared, common operating picture to enable data-driven decisions.

Improve mission readiness

Capture and analyse data with machine learning to sharpen processes for predictive analytics.

Modelling and training

Enable synthetic environments for modelling, training and simulation.

Information and analysis

Use intelligent technology and cognitive services to fuse and examine data.

Partners who bring it together

Products that make it happen

The white paper titled Artificial Intelligence and Cloud Computing for Defence and Intelligence.

Enhance missions and troop safety with the cloud

Innovations and transformations

Products that innovate defence

Microsoft Azure

Build, manage and deploy defence applications remotely to solve challenges of any size.

Microsoft 365

Unite remote teams with industry-leading apps, intelligent cloud services and world-class security.

Microsoft Dynamics 365

Combine mission-critical data and information with continuous insights for faster decision making.

Microsoft Surface

Access hardware made for remote work and protected by Microsoft security and modern manageability.

HoloLens 2

Accelerate mission readiness with a mixed reality device that models environments for training.

Microsoft Power Platform

Build defence and intelligence solutions to analyse data, automate processes and secure missions.

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Innovation accelerated

Azure Cognitive Services helped Airbus meet strict security requirements while supporting military aircraft.

Missions enhanced

Migrating to the cloud maximised the Department of Defence’s access to crucial technology.

Insights unlocked

DefenseReady created more resilient troops using a 360° view to improve readiness and morale.

Ageless magic

A platform that was expandable, delivering enough scalability to manage the dramatic influx of website traffic from around the world every December.

News and events


Join Microsoft at the world’s leading exhibition of land and airland defence & security in Paris on 13 to 17 June. Don’t miss the unique opportunity to discover the latest develoments and main trends in defence and security technologies.

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Defense & Intelligence Industry Digital Forums

Hear from global experts as they discuss digital transformation and how technology is helping them to achieve their mission.

U.S. Army to use HoloLens technology

Advanced technologies to enhance situational awareness and capabilities.

Azure Government Top Secret now generally available for US national security missions

Announcing the general availability of Azure Government Top Secret, a significant milestone in our commitment to bringing unmatched commercial innovation to our government customers across all data classifications.

Driving defence innovation

Learn how mission-critical information is shared and used.